Cody Joe Harper

 Cody Joe Harper, 37, of Canton, went to be with the lord at 12:20 AM on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Unity Point Health Methodist Hospital in Peoria, surrounded by his loving parents, and his friend Rev. Kevin (Leigh) Sibley. He was born on February 22, 1980 in Baytown, Texas, the son of Steve and Debbie (Ford) Harper.

Surviving are his parents of Canton, and his paternal grandmother, Elouise E. Harper of Canton.

Cody Joe graduated from Bloomington Christian Academy, he worked for Fulton County Rehabilitation Center (FCRC) for several years, then working at Farmington Country Manor in Farmington, and last working for Canton Hy-Vee Food Store.

He attended Assembly of God in Canton, and enjoyed video games, anything to do with airplanes, and was a war history buff.

Per Cody Joe’s wishes there will be no services, cremation rites will be accorded through Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton. Memorials can be made to the Fulton County Rehabilitation Center (FCRC) in Canton. To leave online condolences please visit




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7 Responses to Cody Joe Harper

  1. Brenda Rose says:

    Steve, so sorry to hear of your son’s passing. He was so young, our heart breaks for all of you. I remember him as a little guy, when we bought the house. The Rose’s Darren, Brenda, & Eli

  2. Beverly Lee says:

    My condolences and prayers for both of you, I enjoyed taking care of Cody, he was quite a guy, he could make me laugh even if I was having a bad day.

  3. Steven Mace says:

    Dear Steve ,

    I’m so sorry about your son. I know him. He worked former Kroger food store. What happend?

    From Steve Mace

  4. Jon Meline says:

    So sorry Steve to hear about Cody, hope the rest of the year will be much better for you.
    It is a terrible thing to have happen. We know you both thought a lot of him and he will be missed.
    Best personal regards
    Jon and Barb Meline

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