James "Jim" Jasper
James "Jim" Jasper Moody, 81, of Ansonia, OH, passed away, Saturday,
March 4, 2017 at home surrounded by his family.
Jim was born Wednesday, October 2,1935 in Darke County, OH, a son of
the late Lee and Laura (Shook) Moody.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by
granddaughter, Christina Michelle Moody, brothers, Lee Moody Jr. and
Jim was a graduate of Ansonia High School. He served his country
honorably in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean War. He was a
fifty-year member of the Gettysburg Masonic Lodge, a member of the
Ansonia American Legion, Greenville Liar's Club, the Ohio dealer's
Association, Ansonia Fourth of July committee, and the Rose Hill
Church. He owned and operated Moody's Auto Sales in Ansonia for
39 years. Jim raised Belgian Draft horses and participated in
parades and a wagon train.
James is survived by his wife of 60 years, Gail Moody of Ansonia, whom
he married Friday, June 8, 1956; his sons, Greg Moody and Cindy Brown
of Ansonia, Rick and Nancy Moody of Ansonia, and Dennis and Paula Moody
of Greenville; grandchildren, Ryan and Pam Moody, Hillary Moody,
Jennifer and Neal Gray, April and Steve Billenstein, Tracy and Trevor
Cessna, Brandon and Jessica Moody, Ashley and David Gilpin, and Robby
and Ashley Moody. great grandchildren, Deanna, Colin, Gavin, and Tanner
Moody, Nathan, Kaitlyn, and Wyatt Gray, Levi and Payton Billenstein,
Brogan and Isla Cessna, Colton and Naomi Moody, Moxon and Haddie
Gilpin, and Atalie and Aven Moody; his brother, Harry and June Moody of
Rossburg; his sister, D'Arleen Waymire of Greenville; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Thursday, March 9,2017 at
10:30 am at the Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor
Donald Brode and Pastor Ron Hoeksema officiating. Burial will follow in
Greenville Township Memorial Gardens with military graveside honors.
Family and friends may visit from 4-7 pm on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at
the Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville.
Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com