Mark Auldin Cody Jr.
December 23, 1960 ~ September 19, 2023
Buncombe County, North Carolina
Resided in: Fletcher, North Carolina
Mark Auldin Cody Jr., 62, of Fletcher, died unexpectedly Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at Advent Health, Hendersonville.
Born in Buncombe County, he was the husband of Judy (Buckner) Cody of Fletcher, and the son of Emily (Devlin) Cody and the late Mark Auldin Cody, Sr.
Mark was an honors graduate of UNC Chapel Hill and was an avid UNC basketball fan.
He was an accomplished pianist, having played the piano for his church at the age of 14. Mark enjoyed classic cars and going to classic car shows; he was an excellent cook and griller. Mark loved music (just not country), and enjoyed trips to Myrtle Beach with his wife and family.
Mark was a member of Biltmore Church.
In addition to his wife of 39 years, he is survived by two daughters: Camile Warren and her husband Jonathan of Clayton, NC and Carolyn Rives and her husband Robbie of Mt. Airy; a sister, Yvonne Hechler and her husband Jerry of Hamlet, NC; he was a wonderful grandfather to his four grandchildren: Cody, Caiden, Christian, and Beverly, due in November; two nephews, J.T. Hechler of Cheraw, SC, and Chase Buckner and his wife Stephanie of Morrisville; two nieces: Stefanie Hill and her husband Lee of Asheville and Kori Whitley and her husband Wyatt of Greenville, NC; and his beloved dachshund, Miss Penny.
A funeral service will be held at 11:30 AM on Monday, September 25, 2023 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian with Rev. Sam McLamb officiating. Burial will follow in Pisgah View Memorial Park, Candler. Friends will be received from 10 to 11:30 prior to the service at the funeral home.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.
Graveside Service: September 25, 2023 1:00 pm
Pisgah View Memorial Park
1529 Smokey Park Hwy
Candler, NC 28715