March 14, 1949 - April 10, 2018
Patrick Joseph Cody, age 69, of Silex passed away April 10, 2018 at his home. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday April 14, 2018 at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Millwood with Fr. Charles Tichacek officiating. Burial will be at the St. Alphonsus Cemetery in Millwood. Visitation will be held Friday, April 13, 2018 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Millwood. Patrick was born March 14, 1949 in St. Louis the son of Robert Joseph and Dorothy Mae Gantner Cody. On September 22, 1973 in St. Alphonsus Catholic Church he married Vivian M. Bauer. She survives. Other survivors include mother Dorothy Cody; son Martin J. Cody (Elizabeth); daughters Rebecca S. Galmiche (Benjeman), Janet R. Cody, Paula M. Creech (Nathan), Cathy J. Cody; eight grandchildren Dylan, Liam, Cameron, and Charlotte Galmiche, Aubrey and Lainey Creech, Maili and Sibeal Cody; brothers Mike Cody (Vicky), Jim Cody (Melissa), Richard Cody (Libby), Rob Cody (Tina); sisters Mary Champion (Bruce) and Tricia Belter (David). He was preceded in death by his father Robert J. Cody and father-in-law Francis M. Bauer. Patricks 1st home was in Ferguson. His family later moved to Moscow Mills where he attended Immaculate Conception Elementary School and graduated in 1968 from Lincoln County RIII School. Patrick attended University of Missouri Rolla until joining the Navy in January of 1969. He attended basic training in Chicago, IL, Nuke School in Barntridge, CT, and was assigned to USS Ethan Allen Submarine until 1974. After his Navy discharge he moved to Rolla to finish his college degree. Patrick worked a year in TX for Gulf Oil then moved back to MO in 1978 to Lincoln County and raised 5 children in Silex. He worked as a mechanical engineer/welding inspector for Ameren 27 years and a welding consultant for 4 years. Patrick was a member of the Lincoln County Fairboard, MO State 4-H Shooting Sports Program, AWS, and Skills USA. He was a 4-H leader for welding, archery, and the black powder firearms program. Patrick was a welding Educator for St. Charles Community College, Lewis and Clark Tech School and Pike Lincoln Tech School. We all know how Patrick loved to work and keep busy. Pallbearers will be Martin and Elizabeth Cody, Rebecca and Benjeman Galmiche, Janet Cody, Paula and Nathan Creech, and Cathy Jo Cody. Memorials may be made to St. Alphonsus School, MO State 4-H Shooting Sports or the Honor Flight.
Patrick Joseph Cody, age 69, of Silex passed away April 10, 2018 at his home. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday April 14, 2018 at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Millwood with Fr. Charles Tichacek officiating. Burial... View Obituary & Service Information
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