David C. Moody
June 11, 1934 ‒ December 08, 2018
MANSFIELD: David C. Moody passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018, at home surrounded by family. His 4 ½-year battle with cancer was over.
David was born June 11, 1934 to Charles and Ruth Moody in Circleville Ohio he was the second of four children.
David graduating from Worthington High School in 1952. He began his career at Bowling Green State University, but transferred to The Ohio State University after his freshman year. He received a B.S. in Agricultural Marketing from OSU.
David completed the ROTC program while at OSU and he chose to serve in the Army after graduation. He served a tour in Iceland in the artillery and guided missile sector. After being honorably discharged, David worked for Cargill in Minneapolis where he sold and bought grain off the Chicago Board of trade. He moved to Mansfield in 1964 where he began work at Mansfield industries as the Vice President of Marketing. He retired from there after 44 years.
David was a member of the first Congregational Church of Mansfield. He taught Sunday School there at different times.
David was an active volunteer for many years at the Mansfield Art Center, the Rehab Center, the Bike Path and one served as Treasurer of a Mansfield City Schools Levy. He was also a member of the Hermit’s Club and Westbrook country club.
He enjoyed attending grandchildren’s activities, working outside, running and vacationing in Florida.
David is survived by his wife of 37 years, Barbara, his daughters, Merry (Michael) Troper, Molly Moody, Megan Moody, and Mitt (Tim) Bertsch, his sons, Scott Moody and Hutch Blackstone. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Tanner, Denver, Hutch, Sam, Ben, Bella, Chase, Riley, and one great-granddaughter, Draelynn, and his sister, Anne (Harry) Hall.
David was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Dwight Moody and sister, Susie Burch.
We would like to give our sincerest thanks to Dr. Detrich, Dr. Viswanathan, Ivy, the Cancer Infusion Center staff, and Ohio Health Hospice for the excellent care they gave David. A special thanks to Lefty and Diane for all their help.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 15, 2018 beginning at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church (640 Millsboro Road, Mansfield). Pastor Bruce Haapalainen will officiate.
In Lou of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the first congregational church or Ohio health hospice.
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve David’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com
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