Thomas W. Moody, Sr.

thomas moody, sr.

January 11, 1923 ~ February 11, 2013

Resided in: Stone Mountain, GA

Thomas Wallace "Tom" Moody" Sr. age 90 of Stone Mountain, Georgia passed away Monday February 11, 2013 at his sons residence in Ft. Lauderdale Fla. Mr. Moody served in the United States Navy during World War II, serving as a Hard Hat diver. He also was a member of Stone Mountain Masonic Lodge # 449 F. & A.M. , and the Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church. He owned and operated Moody's Fine Jewelry in Decatur, Georgia where he was recognized as one of the oldest and long standing businesses in Dekalb County. Mr. Moody is preceded in death by his wife Mary Wylette Payne Moody, and daughter and son in law Libbie and Cole Sanders. He is survived by son Thomas W. Moody Jr. Lory of Ft. Lauderdale Fla., three Grandchildren and three Great Grandchildren also survive. Memorial Services will be held 3 PM Saturday February 23, 2013 , at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel, with Rev. Joy Brown officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 PM until 3 PM prior to the service on Saturday. Please make contributions to the Salvation Army 740 Marietta Street NW Atlanta, Georgia 30318 404-522-9785. Wages & Sons Funeral Home Stone Mountain, please express online condolences at

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  1. May the Peace that ONLY God give comfort the family of such a AWESOME man. He will be greatly missed physically but Always remembered in our heart. R.I.P. My Dear Friend, Mr. Moody. Keith G. & Kathy Peters, Jr

  2. Tom was a great fellow merchant as well as a good friend for 30 years in Decatur. He will be much missed as a patriot and friend.
    David & Doris Datry

  3. On behalf of my father Tom Fountain,Jr he would like to express his sadness upon hearing the news of the passing of his good friend. Because of his health he will be unable to attend his service but wants your family to know his thoughts are with you all and how much he will be missed.

  4. Our heart goes out to all of the family in your time of grief. We know your memories of Tom’s life will comfort you and that “Pops” will live on in stories you tell Mason for years to come. Love from all of us, Joyce, Steve, Caleb, Peyton, and Miranda

  5. I will always remember what a wonderful friend to all who knew him. He left us with such good momories. i will never forget all the good times we had on the Lake. Sorry for your loss Tommy. You are In my thoughts and prayers.

  6. I was lucky to be neighbors with Tom and Wylette for about 10 years. They were lovely people and I miss them.

  7. My late father Fred Miller operated AAA Trophies in Decatur and we thought a lot of Tom and quickly noticed his patriotism and upbeat demeanor. It was always a pleasure to see him and he was a great friend going back over 50 years. Every time I visit downtown Decatur these days I think of missing Tom and how friendly and helpful he always all.

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