Wallace J. Moody, 73, passed away at his home in Union Monday April 29, 2013.

He was born on June 19, 1939 in Union,  the son of the late James and Muriel Graves Moody. He grew up in Union and attended local schools, graduating from Union High School in 1958.

He spent time in the Army Reserve, Air Force Reserve, and the Army National Guard. He worked for the family business for many years and eventually branched out and began work for himself as a general contractor. In his later years he would work for George C. Hall where he would operate equipment and drive the gravel truck to various job sites throughout the region.

He was active in various Masonic Lodges throughout Knox County serving as a member and past master of Union Lodge 31, St. Paul Lodge in Rockport; Mt. Olivet Lodge in Washington. He was active in both the Scottish Rite and York Rite bodies of the Masons. One of his many talents was that he could remember all of his friends and families birthdays and took pride in wishing them a happy birthday.

He is survived by his brother Edgar Moody and his companion Janet Winslow of Union; nieces Beth Moore and her husband Mike, Dawn Daggett and her husband Keith; six grand-nieces Megan and Jordan Morse, Chelsea, Sara, Emily, and Anna Daggett; aunt Marie Graves; cousins Gerald, Janie, Cynthia, Inza, Darice, Theresa, Bruce, Eric

A graveside Masonic service will be held Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Union.

Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the Union Masonic Lodge 31 in Union.

You are invited to share your condolences, memories, and photos with the family by visiting their Book of Memories at hallfuneralhomes.com.