William D. Cody Jr.

Cody, William D. Jr. 47, of Coventry, a former 41 year resident of Cranston passed unexpectedly on Monday March 18, 2013 at Kent Hospital. He was an electrician at Elco Electric for the past thirteen years. ​He leaves behind his loving wife of 22 years, Penelope (Rogers) Cody, and loving brother Thomas P. Cody. He was a devoted son of the late William D. Cody Sr. and the late Marjorie F. (Richard) Cody. William also leaves behind many nieces, nephews and a great niece and nephew. William was a graduate of Tollgate High School in 1984, and enjoyed spending quality time with his family and dogs. He also enjoyed working on his classic cars, and going to car swap meets and flea markets. He was a communicant of St. Matthews church in Cranston. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 9:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery in Pawtucket. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 5:00-8:00pm. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to RISPCA witch was one of William's favorite charities

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Frank Mora - 03/22/2013

My sincere condolences, my heart goes out to you and your family. You're in my prayer Penny.

David Genest - 03/23/2013

Tom, you are in my prayers!

Mike Silvia - 03/23/2013

Tom we are very sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time....

Robyn DeCiccio - 03/23/2013

Penny, I haven't worked at RIde for too long and I haven't had the pleasure of knowing you well yet but please know you are in my prayers and thoughts. The RISPCA is one of my favorite charities as well. Be strong.

Thom Proulx - 03/23/2013

Tom, I am so sorry to hear about Bill. I hope to see you at the wake.

cousin johnny - 03/23/2013

Hi Cous. I'll never forget, when we were little kids. All of cousins Billy, Kenny, Tommy,&I would be playing with "match box cars"; You were ahead of your time. You were so smart you'd create something that Albert Einstein would invent.... I hope in heaven you go to best flea markets and build the best car you can. we all would like to ride with you again. God bless you Billy...We love you Penny.. Nancy and Cousin Johnny.

Jackie L'Esperance - 03/24/2013

My deepest sympathy on Bill's untimely passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Be safe and God Bless.
Jackie L

Pamela Moses - 03/24/2013

I am so sorry about Bill's passing. Our prayers and love will always be with you.

John O'Leary - 03/24/2013

My condolences on the passing of Bill. I am so sorry for loss. My thoughts are with you at this sad time.

Brandy (Boccanfuso) Costa - 03/24/2013

I am so sorry for your loss. May god give you the strength you need to get thru this time. Know that he is not suffering and will watch over you always.. My thoughts and prayers are with you always.

Ellen Ford - 03/24/2013

Dear Penny,
My deepest sympathy go out to you and your family in your time of sorrow. You have been in my thoughts daily and you and your family are in my prayers.

Katharine Lapre - 03/24/2013

Penny, my thoughts have been with you during this difficult time. May God comfort you and give you strength.

Vic Rodrigues - 03/24/2013


My prayers go out to you and your family.

Donald & Pat Wood - 03/25/2013

So sorry for your loss. Don will miss him, I didn't know Bill, but Don would always talk about him, kindly. I always got his newspapers for him. I feel bad for your family. He was so young . What a loss.

Marilyn Proulx - 03/25/2013

Dear Penny, Tom and all of the Cody family,
Bill had such a big heart and is surely smiling down on us from above. Please take care of yourselves and find comfort in all of the happy memories you have of your times together.
In peace,

Kevin Brown - 03/26/2013

I am so sorry to hear of Bill's passing! I meet Bill years ago at St. Matthew's. Then again as a regular customer while I worked for Werner & Sullivan Automotive. I always enjoyed our conversations and our friendship.
He will be deeply missed!!
Kevin Brown

Lois Smith and Ronnie & George - 03/30/2013

Dear Penny...Our sincere sypmathies are with you during this time. Be strong and keep the faith...one day at a time. Remember he is in a better place...where we will all meet one day...We love you!

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