Cody Thompson

Cody Wayne Thompson, 36, of Garwood, passed away May 11, 2019. He was born July 26, 1982 in Eagle Lake. Cody was a crop duster for ANF Air Service. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council No. 3371, Garwood Lions Club, Crop Dusters United and Texas Agricultural Aviation Association and National Agricultural Aviation Association.

He is survived by his wife, Shelley Boenisch Thompson of Garwood; daughters, Faith Thompson, Ria Thompson and Brynn Thompson; sister, Stephanie Strack and husband Cuatro of El Campo; grandmother, Norma Thompson of Garwood; parents, Mike and Denise Thompson of Garwood; sister-in-law, Kaylyn Stryk and husband Rodney of Flatonia; brother-in-law, Brett Boenisch and wife Jordan of Wharton; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mark and Cynthia Boenisch; nieces, Harleigh, Kayla and Kimber Strack, Liv Stryk and nephews, Blake Boenisch, Cinco Strack and Brooks Stryk.

Cody was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Leonard Thompson and maternal grandparents, Ervin Rucka and Barbara Rucka Davis.

Visitation begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nada with a Knights of Columbus Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass begins at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 16 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Peter Yeboah Amanfo officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Klay Korenek, Scottie Krpec, J.P. Pope, Chriss Schiurring, Brent Schneider, Kevin Hoffman, Travis Stall and Joey Polak. Honorary pallbearers will be Justin Schneider, Trent Korenek, Hank Cranek, Garett Cranek, Eric Nelson, David Fennin, Bill Ishee, Victor Espinosa, Perry Lowry, Mike Ranspot, Patrick Scrogin, Deuce Huffmeyer, Kevin Thompson, Stuart Ray, Matthew Ray, Dustin Epps, Colton Epps, Zack Potter, Taylor Potter, John Michael Rucka, Jake Rucka, Steven Polach, Travis Polach, Joey De Oto, Daniel De Oto, Derrick Rucka and Brandon Rucka.

Memorial donations in memory of Cody may be made to Everyday Heroes Inc. with the Thompson family as a memo.

Condolences may be left for the family online at

Arrangements are under the direction of Triska Funeral Home, El Campo.

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