WINDER - Cody Grayson Brantley, loving and devoted husband, father, son, brother, grandson and servant of the Lord, entered eternal life Wednesday, June 4, 2014.
He was the son of Cody Bernard and Susan McDaniel Brantley. He was born December 19, 1984, in Athens, and had resided in Winder all his life. He was a member of Hebron Baptist Church and had attended St. Matthews Catholic Church. He was very much a mentor and coach to many people, young and old of all ethnicities. His passion was in developing people to become the best they could be to lead a life to impact others, and teaching others to live a life of significance.
Survivors include his wife, Amie Brantley; daughter, Ayla Brantley; brother, Clay Brantley; and grandmother, Drucilla Gregg, all of Winder; uncles, Hoyt McDaniel, Winder, and Phil (Kathy) McDaniel, Auburn; cousins, Kristen and Kaleb McDaniel; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Joan and Kenny Marquardt, Sioux Falls, S.D.; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Amber and Ryan Drake, Brookings, S.D., Lance and Jenna Marquardt, Parkston, S.D., and Ashley Marquardt, Sioux Falls, S.D.; three nieces; and three nephews; and many people he mentored and coached who he considered brothers and sisters.
A Celebration of Life Service was held Sunday, June 8, from the Hebron Baptist Church. The Interment will be private.
Memorials may be to The Cody Brantley Memorial Fund, care of any Community and Southern Bank.
Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.carterfhwinder.com