A funeral service to celebrate the life of Robert Jackson “Bobby Jack” Moody, 85, who passed away on June 16th was held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, June 19th at Lakeview Baptist Church. The Rev. Hugh McKinney officiate.d Burial followed at Quaker Cemetery. The family received friends and family Saturday, June 18th at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mr. Moody’s memory to Lakeview Baptist Church, 1520 Mill Street, Camden, SC 29020; and, Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, 950 West Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605
Born in Camden, SC, he was the son of the late James Flaid and Thelma Jackson Moody. Bobby Jack graduated from Camden High School where he played the Tenor Sax in the band; Carson Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee; as well as attending one year at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a distinguished Army officer for twenty-three years attaining the position of Lieutenant Colonel with numerous awards and medals to commiserate his many positions during his Army career.
Bobby Jack served the Camden community and Kershaw County in many functions including Jaycees, Masons, Shriners and many other organizations. He was also the voice of the Camden High School Bulldogs for twenty plus years. He was a lifelong member of Lakeview Baptist Church in Camden where he participated in the choir for 62 years, chairman of various committees and served as a Deacon and Chairman of the Deacons and recently recognized as a Deacon Emeritus.
He was employed by many local businesses including Franks Drug Store, Belk and DuPont. Bobby Jack had many interests and loves including Camden High School sports, SC Gamecock sports, Historic Camden, movies, and trips to the Beach with his family.
Surviving is his wife of 65 years, Barbara Reeves Moody and Children Vickie Moody (Scott) and R. Kevin Moody.
Mr. Moody’s family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff of Sam A. Karesh Long Term Care Center and Kershaw Health for their friendship, care and compassion during his final months.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Moody family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.