{20 July, 1950 - August 10, 2019}

Ronald (Ronnie) Maurice Moody, 69, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019, at his home in Harmontown, Lafayette County, Mississippi. Ronnie was a widower for almost 2 years, as his wife Deborah passed in December of 2017.

Ronnie was born July 20, 1950 and graduated from Westwood High School with the Class of 1969. His career was in automotive mechanics and retired from Bluff City Nissan in Memphis, Tn.

Prior to retirement, Ronnie spent his life as a hardworking family man who loved his Mother and his Wife in a way that could be considered remarkable. His honesty was another characteristic that could be considered remarkable, along with his lifelong work ethic.

Ronnie was an accomplished Bass Tournament fisherman for many years. He loved his animals, horses, dogs and the deer on his property, and really just all animals. He loved to live free and very intentionally made sure that he and Deborah got to do just that by purchasing their wild and purposely fully owned property in Lafayette County over 20 years ago. He was a good steward of that land, the wildlife in his woods, and the horses, dogs, and cats that he spent his days with along with Deborah for many years, and in the short time since her passing. Ronnie was one of the very few people like him that remain in these modern times. He was genuinely unique and was an individual as they come. He will be dearly missed, and fondly remembered.

Ronnie was a hardworking, honest, kind, wise, simple, loving man who will be missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his daughter, Christy Callahan, and son-in-law, Jason Borden of Galveston, TX; his son Maurice Moody; two sisters, Patricia Brewer and Linda Ivy; two grandchildren, Carolyn Puckett, and Christopher Callahan. He was preceded in death by both of his parents, and by his brother, Ted Moody.

Funeral services were held Monday, August 19, 2019, at 10:00 am, at Forest Hill Funeral Home & Memorial Park-Midtown. Interment followed at Forest Hill South Cemetery