Robert Moody of Bridgeport, Texas was called home by the Lord the morning of Saturday, February 19, 2022. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Hudson & Torres Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport, TX. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at 1:30 PM at the West Bridgeport Cemetery, officiated by Pastor Ollin Collins of The Bay Community Church.
He was born to parents James and Linnie Moody on June 10, 1936, in Bridgeport, Texas. Robert graduated from Bridgeport High School and went to serve his country in the US Army as a sharpshooter for four years; he ended his military career as an eight-year member of the Wise County National Guard.
Mr. Moody was best known for being the proprietor of Moody’s Paint & Body Shop on Highway 101 in Bridgeport, Texas. After selling the body shop, Robert, an entrepreneur, became the owner of FastFab Metal Buildings where he and his son JR constructed metal buildings throughout Wise County and the DFW metroplex. During this time, and as an active member of the community, Robert served as a member of the Bridgeport City Council for several years.
He married Carolyn Malcolm, the love of his life, in 1968, who survives him. Robert is also survived by daughter Robin Schagren of Highland Village, Texas, sons Robert “JR” Moody and fiancé Bobbie Schwartz of Lake Bridgeport, Texas and Sam Holmes and wife Tricia of Plano, Texas. Grandchildren include Ella Schagren, Collin Moody and Claire Moody. Robert was preceded in death by parents James and Linnie Moody and brother J.C. Moody.
Robert had a strong love for his family, church, community, farming and aviation. He will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.
Donations are appreciated to: Wise County Veterans Group, 179 PR 1519, Bridgeport, TX 76426
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