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 Cody Milligan Caraway

Cody Milligan Caraway

Birth
Wise County, Texas, USA
Death 29 Jun 2007 (aged 88)
Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USA
Burial Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 27761904 · View Source
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Cody Milligan Caraway, 88, died Friday, June 29, 2007, in Decatur.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday, July 7, in Coker-Hawkins Chapel in Decatur. Burial: Oaklawn Cemetery.

Cody Milligan Caraway was born Aug. 26, 1918, to Jesse and Mary Jane Caraway in Wise County. Cody grew up in the Allison community of Wise County near Decatur. He served during World War II as a Seabee in the U.S. Navy. He received commendations for his service in constructing airfields and bases in the Pacific theater. Following the war, he returned to Texas and married Joy Mecaskey on Aug. 29, 1949.

Cody was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He was a wheat farmer in South Dakota during the wheat growing season. He worked as a tile setter during his off months from farming.

Following retirement, Cody enjoyed collecting and trading quality hunting rifles, including pre-1964 Winchester rifles. Cody remainded an active hunter and outdoorsman until he became ill in early 2006.

Survivors: His wife, Joy; daughter, Angela; son-in-law, Brock Smith; and grandsons, Cody Mac Smith and Russell Smith.
Published in the Star-Telegram from 7/5/2007 - 7/6/2007.


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  • Created by: Tim Hawkins
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27761904
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cody Milligan Caraway (26 Aug 1918–29 Jun 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27761904, citing Oaklawn Cemetery, Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tim Hawkins (contributor 46844902) .