Donald W. ‘Donnie’ Moody

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — Donald W. “Donnie” Moody, 70, of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, a former St. Paul and Parsons resident, passed away Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at Ascension St. John’s Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville.

Donnie was born on Jan. 31, 1950, at St. Paul to Fredrick Dewey and Lillie May (Phillips) Moody. He grew up at St. Paul and attended schools there, graduating from St. Paul High School in 1968. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Korea and Germany, where he served as a radar technician and track and wheel mechanic until his honorable discharge in 1973.

He returned to Parsons, where he worked at Ruskin Manufacturing as a sheet metal worker. Donnie also receive an applied science associate degree from Labette Community College.

Donnie enjoyed antique cars, woodworking, spending time with family and friends and talking about cars and working on them with his sons.

He and Debra “Debbie” Mitchell were united in marriage on Dec. 27, 1976. She survives of the home.

In addition to his wife, Donnie is survived by his two sons, Kyle Moody and his wife, Misty, of Overland Park and Dustin Moody and his wife, Stacy, of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; his grandchildren, Dayton Moody, Donovn Moody, Alyssa Moody, Mason Moody, Hyndall Moody and Aria Moody; his brother, Paul Moody of Wichita; his sisters, Darlene Webb of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Francis Hart of Wichita and Alice Kelley and her husband, Lewis, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Teresa Hill and Lucille Moody; and his brothers, Bob Moody and James Moody.

The memorial graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hope Cemetery at St. Paul with Pastor Casey Parham officiating. Military honors will be conducted by George L. Hendricks Post No. 102, American Legion of Erie. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Parsons.

Memorials are suggested to Alpha Children’s Home or Dewey Christian Church and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, 112 N. 26th St., P.O. Box 942, Parsons, KS 67357. 

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