Name: Cody Jeffrey Haley
Rank: Lance Corporal
Branch: United States Marine Corps
DoB - DoD: October 21, 1996 - August 4, 2017
Plaque Recipient: Parents
LCpl Cody Jeffrey Haley, age 20, from Eldora, IA, passed away on Friday, August 4, when his truck overturned at the Camp Pendleton training ground. A United States Marine in Weapons Platoon, Bravo Company of 1st Battalion 4th Marines at Camp Pendleton, California. He was born October 21, 1996, to parents Jeff & Kim (Crowe) Haley. Four years later, he asked for and received a baby brother -- his brother Colton.
Cody attended school in Manly, IA, until 7th grade, when he moved to Eldora. He graduated from South Hardin High School in 2015 and joined the U.S. Marines, following in his Grandfathers footsteps. In October of 2016, Cody had been deployed aboard Comstock for a seven-month tour.
He was a mischievous little boy full of adventure who grew up to be one of America’s finest. He loved hunting and fishing with his grandpa and dog Rowdy; he also enjoyed motorcycles, guns, and spending time with friends.
He had a tough outer layer but was a softie on the inside. He was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all those he leaves behind.
Surviving Cody is his parents, Jeff & Kim Haley of Eldora, Iowa; brother Colton (at home); his favorite family member, his dog Rowdy; maternal grandmother Nancy Crowe of Rockford, IA and paternal grandparents Marvin & Genie Haley of Mason City, IA and grandmother Linda Uker of Rockford, IA; great-grandfather Jesse White of Nora Springs, IA and great-grandmother Ethel Haley of Riceville, IA. Cody will be missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Preceding him in death was his maternal grandfather, David Crowe.