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Obituary: Moody, Dennis Ray

MOODY, Dennis Ray (Age 84) Dennis Ray Moody was called Home on March 22, 2015 in Pueblo CO. Dennis, son of Roy E. and Edna L. Moody of Burien WA, was born May 14, 1930 in Bellflower CA.

He grew up in Burien and graduated from Highline High School.

in 1948.

He married Joan Perry on December 16, 1950.

They moved to Spokane WA and raised their family in West Valley.

An active member of Fourth Memorial Church until 1972, he helped to found Valley Fourth Memorial Church.

He worked at Kaiser Trentwood for 42 years, retiring in 1993.

He served 37 years in the U.S.

Naval Reserve and retired as a Senior Chief in 1985.

After his wife’s death from cancer in 1976, he married Cecilia Salas in Auburn WA in 1978.

Together, they worked with adult Christian singles (BASIC) in Spokane WA.

They moved to Kim CO in 1994, purchased land and built a home there.

In 2007, they moved to Pueblo West CO, where they started a gourmet food shop, “Southwest Flavors”.

Dennis is survived by his wife of 37 years, Cecilia, seven children, MaRae (Tim) Taylor of Deer Park WA, Linda Moody and Donald (JJ) Moody, both of Spokane WA, Douglas (Lori) Moody of Portland OR, JoDee Moody of Spokane Valley WA, Susan (Doug) Rogers of Walla Walla WA, and Dennis (Penny) Moody of Spokane Valley WA, two stepchildren, Ruben Augustino and Barbara (Michael) Engen, both of Seattle WA; 21 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Leland Moody, his first wife, Joan Perry, his granddaughter, Beth Taylor, and his stepson, Stephen Augustino.

Family and friends are invited to a memorial service to be held at Valley Fourth Memorial Church, Spokane Valley WA, on April 15th, 2015, at 3:00pm.

Interment will follow at Ecumenical Church in Pueblo West CO, in May 2015.

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