Mr. Rufus Cody

November 5, 1947 ~ July 1, 2021 (age 73)


With sadness and compassion, Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc, Statesboro Chapel, along with the Cody Family of Statesboro, Ga., announce the passing of Mr. Rufus Calvin Cody.

Mr. Rufus Calvin Cody was born on November 5, 1947, in Bulloch County, GA. to the late Floyd William Cody and Rosa Lee Walker Cody. He departed this life in his home under Kindred Hospice Care on Thursday, July 1, 2021, in Brooklet, GA.

In his youth years, he attended Jerusalem A.M.E. Church and the Bulloch County public school system. He worked construction, Georgia Southern College, and later retired at W. M. Shepphard Lumber Company.

He is preceded in death by two brothers.

He leaves to cherish his memory one son; James Calvin Cody-Speight of Statesboro, GA. A special friend; Ms. Barbara Eason Cone of Brooklet, GA. Six sisters; Marine Cody, Betty Cody, Annie Cody, Pauline Cody, Carrie Cody, and Mary (Wesley) Blount all of Statesboro, GA and Rachel Cody (niece and sister) of Augusta, GA. Three brothers; Floyd (Lavon) Cody Jr., of Statesboro, GA., Larry (Annette) Cody of Brooklet, GA., and Bobby (Debra) Cody of Statesboro, GA. Three aunts; Mrs. Helen Moss, Mrs. Frances (Eugene) Johnson of Statesboro, GA. and Mrs. Georgia Heyward of Hollywood, Fl. One uncle; Frank (Mary) Walker Jr. of Hollywood, FL. Three grandchildren, two great grands, several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

A walk-through viewing will be held on Saturday, July 10, 2021 from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM, in the Statesboro Chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc.

A celebration of life service will be held graveside on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 1:00 PM, at Jerusalem  A.M.E. Church, 841 Jerusalem Church Road, Brooklet, GA. 30415. Reverend Frankie Owens will be the Eulogist.

Due to COVID-19, we will adhere to social distancing and we are requiring that a mask be worn if you plan to attend the celebration of life service.

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If you choose to send flowers to the family through our floral store, an independent florist will make delivery according to your instructions.

Final arrangements have been entrusted to Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, Ga. 30458

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mr. Rufus Cody, please visit our floral store.

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Walk-Through Viewing
July 10, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458
238 W. Main Street
Statesboro, GA 30458

Celebration Of Life, Graveside Service
July 11, 2021

1:00 PM
Jerusalem A.M.E Church Cemetery, Ga, Leefield

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