Mr. Chad M. Moody, Jr. age 24 of Pearson, Ga., passed away, Sunday, January 23, 2022, at his home following an extended illness. Chad was born, November 24, 1997, in Douglas, Ga., to Chad M. Moody, Sr. and Jessica Lewis Chavez. He was a Senior of the Atkinson County Class of 2016 where he enjoyed participating in school activities like football, baseball, cross country and the FFA. Chad was making plans to leave soon after graduating to join the US Marines. He loved hunting, fishing, riding horses, 4-wheeling, being outdoors, and most of all making memories with his friends and family. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, John Russell Taft and his paternal grandfather, Jerome Morgan.
Father: Chad M. Moody, Sr. and wife, Dene of Pearson, Ga.
Mother: Jessica Lewis Chavez and husband, Payo of Pearson, Ga.
Maternal Grandmother: Elaine Taft and husband, Ray of Pearson, Ga.
Paternal Grandmother: Delphia May Moody of Pearson, Ga.
2 Brothers: Diego Chavez of Pearson, Ga.
Cain Chavez of Pearson, Ga.
3 Sisters: Jessalynn Merritt and husband, Jordan of Pearson, Ga.
Karrigen Moody of Pearson, Ga.
Luna Chavez of Pearson, Ga.
Nephew: Grayson Merritt
Funeral Services for Chad were held, Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at Cornerstone Church at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Allen Arrowood officiating. Special musical selections included, “Give Heaven Some Hell”, “Who You’d be Today”, and “One Call Away” all rendered by cd. The interment followed in Jowers Cemetery.
Serving as active pallbearers were: Chad Moody, Sr., Leaston Moody, H.D. Spivey, Jordan Merritt, Rocky Black, and McCallum Lanier.
Relihan Funeral Home in Pearson, Ga. was in charge of the arrangements.