Ken Cody, a hardworking and dedicated individual, went to be with our Lord on December 18, 2023. Born on September 7, 1947, Ken had a profound impact on those around him through exceptional career and unwavering commitment to his loved ones.
Ken excelled in his role as the owner of "Your Choice Pest Control" for over three decades. His relentless work ethic and deep respect for his customers contributed significantly to the business's success. Ken approached each task with utmost care, ensuring that everyone he served received the highest level of service possible. His dedication to his craft was admirable, setting an example for aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals alike.
Apart from his career achievements, Ken took great pride in his military service. He proudly served in the United States Army, demonstrating loyalty and devotion to his country. Ken's commitment to serving others extended beyond his professional life, reflecting positively on both his character and values. As a proud American and lifelong Republican, he applauded for the things he believed in while chanting "Let's go Brandon."
As an avid outdoorsman, Ken found solace in nature. He cherished his home on a serene ten-acre plot of land where he enjoyed observing wild birds, squirrels, and rabbits in their natural habitat. Spending time outdoors brought him immense joy and a sense of connectivity with the world around him. Furthermore, he honed his marksmanship skills by practicing shooting at targets—a hobby that provided him with relaxation while furthering his proficiency.
Ken was deeply rooted in faith; he loved the Lord and was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Kaufman throughout his life. He found great fulfillment spending time with the Agape Sunday School class, forging meaningful relationships within the church community.
Outside of work and hobbies, Ken treasured quality time with his family. He adored his wife Rhonda (Barnhill) Cody immensely; their bond was a testament to enduring love and support. In addition to Rhonda, Ken is survived by his brother John Cody and wife Janet; daughter Christina Peterson and husband Jarrod; grandson Jacob Peterson; and his dogs Jasper and Spencer Cody. Ken held a special place in the hearts of his numerous nieces, nephews, and other beloved family members and friends.
Ken is preceded in death by his father, Fred Cody, mother Cleo (Jones) Cody, and brother Bill Cody fur babies Emmie Lou and Angel Cody. Their memories will forever be cherished as a testament to the love that defined Ken's life.
Throughout his life, Ken was known for his unwavering love and dedication to his animals. His furry companions brought him immeasurable joy and comfort. It was evident that he cherished his dogs more than anything else in the world. Their presence brightened his days and provided him with endless laughter and companionship.
Ken Cody touched the lives of many through his hard work, dedication, and unwavering faith. He will be remembered as a respected member of his community, a loyal friend, and a loving family man. May his legacy serve as an inspiration for us all to live with integrity and kindness.
Rest in peace, dear Ken. You will be deeply missed.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that you donate to the First Baptist Church of Kaufman, Texas in remembrance of Ken.