Stephen Moody
March 22, 1940 ~ December 5, 2016
December 15, 2016
Stephen Moody, 76, passed away peacefully at home to be with Jesus December 5 at his home in Bonners Ferry. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Mountain Springs Church, 6789 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. A private service with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 1, at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery, 20172 West Espanola Road, Medical Lake, Washington.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on March 22, 1940, to Wilbert and Bessie Moody. He passed away  on December 5, 2016.

Steve attended high school in Boston, Massachusetts and in his senior year won a first place medal at the high school swimming competition. Shortly after high school he entered military service. Later he worked as a hot walker, training and exercising thoroughbred race horses with his grandfather at Saratoga Springs, Aqueduct and Belmont race tracks in New York and Pimlico racetrack in Florida. He later moved to Billings, Montana, in 1977 and settled in Bonners Ferry for more than 35 years.

Steve was saved by Jesus as an adult. He was totally changed and began a life of peace. He shared his testimony to help others come to Christ and the power of God’s love. He led many souls to Christ and boldly spoke of his love and gratitude to God with friends, family and especially strangers.

He enjoyed fishing and clam digging along the beaches of New England. He liked playing cards and making others laugh at life. He was known in his family for his loyalty, quiet demeanor and dry witty humor. He was generous and kind.

Stephen is survived by friends in Bonners Ferry, sister Stella Moody, a host of nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces throughout the U.S. and France.