Cody Reeves GollihueMarch 19, 1996 ~ May 26, 2017 (age 21)
Cody Reeves Gollihue, 21, of Ashland, went home to be with his Lord, Friday, May 26, 2017.
He was born March 19, 1996 in Morehead, KY the beloved son of, Elliott and Lea Ann Reeves Gollihue of Ashland. Cody was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Nicholas Reeves; grandmother, Regina Feur; and his great grandparents, Tasper and Tina Gollihue.
Cody was a devout Christian and worked tirelessly with leading recreation, church plays, Vacation Bible School and serving the youth at Oaks Street Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. As a youth he was involved with Boyd County Baseball his photograph was selected from 50,000 submissions and hung in the Little League World Series Museum for 1 year. He was a 2014 graduate of Raceland-Worthington High School where he played 4 years on the Varsity Baseball Team. He received the Excellence in Academic and Athletics Award during his senior year. He would have graduated this summer with his Associates Degree from Ashland Community and Technical College. He was employed at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in the Environmental Services Department
Cody was an avid NY Yankees and Philadelphia Eagles fan. He loved participating in Fantasy Football and computer gaming and editing. He volunteered with For Jamie’s Sake and worked as a Counselor at Trooper Island Camp. He was a self-proclaimed Cat Whisperer and was an “old soul” with a passion for serving others.
In addition to his parents Cody is survived by a sister. Ellie Gollihue of Ashland; Fiance, Ali Taylor Zornes of South Point, OH; maternal grandmother, Geraldine Reeves of Flatwoods; paternal grandfather, Tasper Gollihue, Jr. of Olive Hill; aunts, Paula Reeves (Steve) McSorley of Flatwoods, Connie Toler of Brunswic, GA, and Jo Ann Gollihue of Ashland; uncle, Darrell Gollihue of Ashland; a brother and sister by love, Dallas and Shiann Knipp of Ashland; and a host of extended family members and dear friends.
A celebration of Cody’s life will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel. Burial will follow at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at the funeral home.
In honor of Cody those attending the services should wear your favorite sports attire.
Cody was not a lover of flowers. In keeping with his wishes donations in Cody’s memory should be made to For Jaime’s Sake, 1544 Winchester Ave # 808, Ashland, KY 41101, or to Trooper Island Camp Inc. P.O. Box 473, Albany, KY 42602.
Online condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhome.com.