William E "Bill" Moody, Jr.

City Council
Title: Councilman
Phone: 757-714-5471
Bill Moody Pic (236x300)

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 820
Portsmouth, VA 23705

Term Expires: December 31, 2022

The Honorable William E. Moody, Jr.


  • Married 46 years to Mary Catterton Moody
  • Three Children: Cynthia, Bill III, Ashton

Memberships / Boards

  • Member of City Council Personnel/Boards and Commissions Commitee along with Vice Mayor Cherry
  • City Council Liasion to Portsmouth Amplitheater
  • City Council Liaison to Portsmouth Port and Industrial Commission
  • City Council (Alternate Member) to Hampton Roads Regional Jail 
  • City Council Liaison to Hotel & Hospitality Industries


  • Veteran United States Air Force
  • Real Estate Licensee Commonwealth of Virginia

Elected Positions

  • Elected to Portsmouth City Council 1998
  • Re-elected to Portsmouth City Council 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014
  • Appointed Vice Mayor 2004-2006/2008-2010


  • Graduate of Western Branch High School
  • U.S. Air Force Loadmaster Flight School Graduate
  • Graduate of Alpha Real Estate College
  • Graduate of Dale Carnegie Public Speaking Course

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