Conyal Cody Sr of San Diego, California received his wings on May 9th, 2019.
Conyal Cody Sr, son of the late Gus and Rosa Cody was born on April 19th, 1929, in Orange, New Jersey. He was the eldest of 3 siblings. He completed his primary education in East Orange, New Jersey. In 1948, Conyal Sr enlisted in the United States Navy, wherein he served honorably for 20 years.
In 1957, he met and married his wife, Patricia. They lived together in multiple cities as he served in the in the United States Navy. Together they raised 9 children. He is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years Patricia, two daughters Debra and Renata, two brothers Daniel and Vincent.
Conyal Cody, Sr was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend to many. He was always, willing to listen and share advice if asked. He was a faithful and devoted member of Mt Erie Baptist Church in San Diego, wherein, he served as an Usher, Deacon and Sunday School Teacher.
His greatest love was for teaching. He obtained his Bachelor's Degree and teaching credentials from San Diego State University in 1972. He taught elementary education in the San Diego and East County School Districts.
During his lifetime, Conyal Sr worked as a Electrical Engineer with Teledyne Ryan, and as an Electrical Building Inspector with the City of San Diego. Conyal Sr retired from the workforce in 1991 and devoted his time to the things he loved, his family, teaching and sharing God's word, visiting and writing to the sick and shut in, or simply sharing encouraging words to friends or to anyone who asked for his help.
He leaves to cherish his memory three sons Bruce (Gamalie), Conyal (Marcia) and Adrian (Rotunda) all of San Diego, CA. Four daughters Julane, Houston Texas, Pamela, April and Denise all of San Diego, CA. Nineteen grandchildren Charles, Andrea, Wilbert Jr, Princess, Joy, Janine, Brandon, Phillip, Chance, Kaishaun and Raishaun, Jazzmyn, Conyal III, Adrian Jr, Donte, Jhamir, Christopher, Jhavari, and Jhaylen.. Nineteen great-grandchildren and five great- great- grandchildren. Additionally, Conyal Sr leaves to mourn a host of relatives and friends.