04 November 2014
He leaves behind two daughters, Maggie and Emily; a son, Jonathan; and a grandson Levi, all of Scottsville and Palmyra, and his brother Bob Mooney and sister-in-law Angie, and nephews Colin and Garrett of Charlottesville.
Mooney had been diagnosed with lung cancer in August of 2013.
Steve Martin, Mooney’s good friend and fellow water rescuer, wants to be sure people know what kind of man Mooney really was.
“Jim grew up a Boy Scout and served it his entire life - he really did,” said Martin. “He was an Eagle Scout – Order of the Arrow, which is the higher end of things. He served on the Stonewall Jackson Area Council for a while…and there is a Boy Scout camp over in the valley that he helped to keep going.”
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