Samuel Gray Moody

Published 4:00 pm Thursday, May 11, 2023

Samuel Gray Moody of Laplace passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2023, at the age of 73.

Sam is survived by his loving wife, Mary Ann Oubre Moody; three children, Michelle Moody Seymour, Samuel Gray Moody, Jr., and Stephanie Moody; one grandchild, Ethan Seymour; one brother, Thomas C. Moody, Jr. (Lorraine); and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, Thomas C. Moody; his mother, Pauline Acosta Moody; and his two sisters, Pamela Dufrene and Gina Oubre.

Sam served 8 years in the US Air Force and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was a devoted policeman in St. John the Baptist Parish, retiring as a major after 33 years where he was a part of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) and Certified Range Instructor.

Every year he looked forward to being with his Monadnock family where he was a Certified International Instructor.

A private celebration of life will be held by his family and closest friends.

 

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