Dwight Leard “Bub” Moody, age 84, of Asheboro passed away on October 19, 2023 at Moses Cone Hospital.
Mr. Moody was born in Asheboro, Nc on August 23, 1939 to Dwight and Gladys Baber Moody. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and was the former owner and operator of Moody & Sons Paving. Bub loved racing and founded Caraway Speedway, selling it in 1975 to Thomas Brothers Ham. In 2004, Bub re-opened Coleridge Speedway, which was a go-kart track. Bub was a perfectionist and a very passionate man who pushed his children to succeed and taught them to love people. Bub loved to help others. He was a workaholic and was either working or racing.
He is survived by his life partner, Linda Brinegar of the home; sons, Tommy Moody (Carol) of Sophia and Mark Moody (Janice) of Asheboro; daughters, Kimberly Yountz of Sophia, Debbie Moody (Dean) of Asheboro, Sharon Poole (Jonathan) of Louisburg, and Teresa Yountz (Tony) of Sophia; 8 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and 1 brother and 3 sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family will receive friends on Monday, October 23, 2023 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro and at other times at 2439 Racetrack Road in Sophia. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 11:00 am at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Wilburn officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randleman, NC 27317.