Cody Lee Decker, age 20 of Highlandville, Missouri, passed away early, Friday morning, April 29, 2022, in Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He was born March 21, 2002, in Bolivar, Missouri to his parents, Donald and Natasha (Rust) Decker.
In 2020, Cody graduated from Spokane High School where he excelled in baseball, basketball, track and was a member of F.F.A. During the Summer months, Cody worked as a lifeguard and after graduation, he joined his parents and worked for their construction business. Even during his young age, Cody was a responsible and hardworking young man. He was blessed with a talent and skills for building homes and also enjoyed mechanic repairs. Cody was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking, kayaking and was especially a lover of God’s creation. He freely shared his beautiful smile, kind tender heart and loved his family and friends unconditionally. Cody was a gentle soul and never met a stranger. His family was important to him, and he loved spending time with his brothers, sister and close friends. Cody will be sadly missed but his loving memory will live on forever in the hearts of his wonderful family and friends.
In addition to his parents Donald and Natasha, Cody is also survived by his siblings Dyllan, Tobin, Aliyah and Koleton; maternal grandparents Daniel Rust, John and Patti Bell; maternal great-grandmothers Violet Rust and Molly Drennen; numerous aunts and uncles Shelia and Eric Morse, Roy and Anna Decker, Michael Decker, Kevin and Amy Decker, Scott and Dawn Decker, Randall and Susan Obernuefemann, Jimmy and June Robinson, Joshua and Jennifer Rust, Heath and Stacy Rust; several other caring relatives and many friends. Cody was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Roy and Frances Decker.
Memorial funeral services for Cody will be 12:00 P.M. Noon, Saturday, May 7, 2022 in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark with Chaplain Eric Morse officiating. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of life for Cody after the service at 296 Kings Court, Ozark, Missouri. Online condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com
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