Cody Lee Wayne Taylor, of New Cumberland, WV, a kind-hearted, intelligent son, grandson, brother, and uncle passed away Wednesday from complications associated with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He was 22. Cody was born in Weirton, WV on August 21, 1998, to Jerome and Lorie Tingler Taylor. Cody was a 2017 graduate of Oak Glen High School, where he was a member of the National Honor Society. He continued his education as an accounting major at the West Virginia Northern Community College. In college, he maintained a 4.0 plus GPA and was on the President’s List. While in college he was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Fraternity and participated in student government on the Activity Board of the Weirton Campus. Cody was also the recipient of the Business and Student Leadership Award. A history and science buff. Cody enjoyed traveling across the country. The Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, the museums of Washington DC, Florida, and New York City were among his favorite places to visit. Closer to home, he enjoyed playing video games, watching Star Wars, building Lego ships, collecting Pokémon cards, and attending Pittsburgh Pirate games. Most of all Cody will be remembered for his courageous attitude. He never complained about his condition or the surgeries that he had to endure in his lifetime. He never had a bad word to say about anyone. His funny and sometimes sarcastic wit will bring smiles for years to come. He was loved by all who knew him. Cody was preceded in death by his grandparents, Wayne and Mary Ann Timko Taylor, and Richard Tingler. He will be remembered with love and admiration by his mother, Lorie Tingler Taylor (Mike Peterson); his father, Jerome Taylor (Genie Taylor); his brothers, Derrick Polen (Mahryeian Polen); Brandon Reese (Julia Zawoysky); sister, Ameerah Taylor; Grandmother, Barbara Crago Tingler; nieces and nephews, Hayden, Bailee, Drake, and Chase. Visitation will be Sunday 1-6 PM at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, where services will be held on Monday at 11: 00 AM. Bishop Craig Greathouse will preside. Interment will follow at New Cumberland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the muscular dystrophy association. Share tributes at 304 748 3219

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  1. I love you guys so much. I couldnt think of a more caring, considerate, and better brother on this earth than cody. Please get a hold of me 7403177289

  2. With deepest sympathy, We have asked our Heavenly Father to provide Comfort during this difficult time. All our love.

  3. We are so sorry for your loss, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless Cody in heaven.

  4. We are so sorry to hear about Cody. He was such an amazing, smart, and loving young man. He has touched many and will be missed.

  5. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

  6. So sorry to hear about Cody! Our sincere sympathy to the family! May the perpetual light shine upon him🙏 Kevin & Carol Smith

  7. I am so very sorry for yr loss prayers r being sent for u Jerry and genie and family 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  8. Love you so much Cody. Rest in beautiful peace, free of pain. You touched my heart and life. You were so smart, strong , fun and Brave. I will remember you always. Bless your mom and family. I am thinking of you always.

  9. With heartfelt condolences, From: Lucy Timko, Michele Lelli & family, Jackie Brody & family, Steve Timko & family

  10. So sorry to hear my friend,thoughts and prayers to you and the fine young man you raised,he will not be forgotten,all our love is with your family .

  11. With heartfelt condolences, it was an honor to have grown up with such an amazing person.

  12. Lorie, I am so sorry to hear about your loss of Cody. Cody must have been a very special young man! Deb and I send our sincere condolences to you and your family. May the Lord walk with you and yours during your time of grief. Prayers, Uncle Butch.

  13. Shoes, it was good to see you at the visitation on Sunday. I’m sorry for your loss and please let me know if there is anything you need. You and your family are in our prayers.

  14. Lorie and family, I’m sorry to hear of Cody’s passing. He was an amazing young man and a wonderful student.

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