Cody Allen Kinney, age 26, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Wilmington, North Carolina on Monday, June 5, 2017.
He was born on December 19, 1990 in Lancaster, Ohio, to Wendy Funkhouser and Steve Kinney.
He was a 2009 graduate of Eugene Ashley High School. Cody was a passionate writer and culinary artist, who loved to share his creations with his family and friends. He was a friend to all who knew him and had an infectious laugh that will never be forgotten.
He is survived by his parents, Wendy Funkhouser and Steve Kinney; maternal grandparents, Sharon and Jim Funkhouser; paternal grandmother, Ruth Kinney; brother, Tyler Kinney; aunt, Sherry (Brad) Weaver; aunt, Sonya (Ed) Chaffin; aunt Sharon (John) Fetherolf; cousins, James, Amanda, & Aaron (Lori) Weaver, Ashtyn & Justin Chaffin, J.T. (Katrina) & Christina Fetherolf; and his girlfriend, Gretta. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, John Kinney; and great-grandmother, Thelma Scott.
The celebration of life will be on June 17,2017 at 10:00 AM , at Cross Roads Church at River Valley Mall, 1635 River Valley Circle South. Lancaster, Ohio 43130.
“As long as I live in your hearts, I’ll have a home.” – Cody Kinney
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.