Bernard Cody Jr., 26, of Craryville died suddenly Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 from injuries sustained in an automobile-pedestrian accident. Bernard was born Oct. 30, 1986 in Hudson, the son of Bernard Cody Sr. and Susan Collins.
Bernard attended and graduated from the Catskill Central Schools. He was a certified nurses aide, an excellent cook who enjoyed working for local restaurants, and was currently employed at Local Ocean in Hudson. Bernard loved his sports: baseball, boxing and jogging. Bernard was predeceased by his grandmother, Elizabeth Cody; great-grandmother, Patsy Cody; and an aunt, Maxine Cody.
In addition to his father, Bernard Cody Sr. and wife Susan Cody; his mother, Susan Collins and fiance Buck Mason, Bernard is also survived by his fiance, Crystal Race of Craryville; a son, Bernard Cody III of Craryville; a grandmother, Jean Jackson; sisters, Bernadette Cody and fiance Tom DeGraw; Elizabeth Kozel and husband Jeremiah Kozel; a brother, Darnell Hall and partner Wellslee Westbrook; aunts and uncles, Desiree Cody, Patricia Watson, Francine Pell, Stacie O’Neill, Reggie Coleman, James Collins, Linda Collins, Robert Collins; and nieces and nephews, Ayana, Gabriella, Destyni, Alexander, Zayvier, Ava, Alivia and Isiah; and a host of friends.
Relatives and friends may call 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Traver & McCurry Funeral Home, 234 Jefferson Heights, Catskill. Funeral services will follow 1 p.m. Friday with Rev. Moses Carter officiating.