Michael Moody Sr.

Published 12:07 pm Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Michael Seal Moody Sr., 87, passed away on July 16, 2022. He was born in Buck Branch, Miss., on May 14, 1935, and has been a lifelong resident of Bogalusa. He was a U.S. Army veteran, long term member of Gideons International and an active member of First Baptist Church of Bogalusa. He served as a missionary for two years at African Bible College in Liberia, Africa, and upon returning in 1994, opened and ran C.A.R.E. Ministries, a homeless shelter in Bogalusa until he retired in 2008.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Vida Seal Moody; father, Lamar Moody; brothers, Lamon Moody, Jewel Moody and Steve Moody; sister, Madeleine Walters; and son, Michael Seal Moody Jr.

He is survived by his daughters, Deborah Sorcic, Carrie Robicheaux (Chad) and Mary Scarborough (Mark); daughter-in-law, Angie Moody; grandchildren, Josh Sorcic, Tye Moody, Blaise Thomas, Eric Sorcic, Jonathon Moody, Brandy Moody and Seth Robicheaux; and 10 great-grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church of Bogalusa on Saturday, July 23, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Gideons International.

The online guestbook may be signed at www.chancellorfuneralhome.com.