WASHINGTON – Albert Leroy Moody, 70, of Washington, passed away peacefully at home June 16, 2005. Albert was born Feb. 5, 1935, in Appleton, the son of Joseph and Esther Fuller Moody. He was educated in Appleton and graduated in the Class of 1953. After high school he joined the United States Air Force serving in England. He returned to the states and worked as a pipe fitter in Groton, Conn. In 1958, he moved to Washington, and he and his brother purchased a store which was renamed Moody Brothers, Inc. in 1971 they sold the store. He met Beverly Livingston and they were married in 1958 and together they built their home in Washington where he continued his business ventures by becoming a co-owner of Payson Farm Equipment. His most fulfilling position was superintendent of grounds at Jameson Point in Rockland. His love of the outdoors was reflected in the beautiful land scapes he created. He was a life time member of the Mount Olivet Masonic Lodge, a member of the Mid-Coast Shrine, past president and member of the board of directors of the Knox County Fish and Game Association and a member of the Washington Fire Department and a former selectman of the town of Washington. He volunteered his time and woodworking skills to build bookshelves, etc., for the Gibbs Memorial Library. He was a member of the Hill and Gully Rider’s Club and the Union Country Club. Albert and his brother Ronald started the first Little League Team in Washington. Albert loved the state of Maine and enjoyed spending his free time exploring the state, golfing, fishing skiing, camping and snowmobiling. Albert is predeceased by his brother, Ronald Moody; survivors include his loving wife, Beverly Moody, of Washington; son, Captain Christopher Moody and his wife, Mary Kate; and grandchildren, Katelin and Jack Albert of Appleton; daughter, Michele Moody and her companion, James Hill, of Washington; brother, Douglas W. Moody and his wife, Shelley, of Portland; sister, Vanessa Graves and her husband, Gene, of Rockport; several nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at the Union Masonic Hall, Sennebec Road, Union. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Albert’s memory to Hill and Gully Riders Club, care of Jud Butterman, Fitch Road, Washington, ME 04574. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Waldoboro.