Cody Robert Norris death – obituary, cause of death : Cody Norris 20, has been declared dead. He was killed in the line of action while serving in Afghanistan on 9th November, 2011.
Cody graduate from La Porte High School where he was in ROTC and was a member of the Color Guard, Rifle Team and was a member of the Military Museum in 2010. He worked on his 1952 M37 Army Truck which he drove to and from school, paintball, Deer hunting, playing video games and Hibachi food.
The soldier had a bubbly nature, and he enjoyed playing pranks just being silly. He was always energetic, light hearted and made everyone smile. He followed in his brother’s footstep when he enrolled in the United State Army. Earning his marksman badge during basic training, he served as a 240B Machine Gunner with the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division out of Ft Riley, Kansas.
He is survived by his father, Reese Norris; mother, Terri Norris and step father, Kenneth Rogers; brother, Michael Norris; grandparents, Robert and Patricia Vegil, and Geneva Pynes; other relatives, Velissa Vegil, George, Linda, Sadie and Andy Lane, Pam and Zach Norris, along with numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation will be Sunday, November 20, 2011 from 4PM to 8PM at Grand View Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Monday, November 21, 2011 at 12PM at First United Methodist Church of La Porte 9601 W. Fairmont Pkwy, La Porte,TX 77571. (281) 478-4673. Interment will follow at Grand View Memorial Park with Honors.