His life and the stories are amazing and you will hear about this accomplished human being Sunday.
Cody Brian Shumway, 34, of Haleiwa HI and Hemet, CA passed away July 26, 2012. Cody was born in Salt Lake City UT on October 30, 1977. He was a High School Math Teacher on the beautiful North Shore of Oahu. Cody grew up in Hemet, CA and graduated from Hemet High School and attended UC Santa Barbara. He transferred to Hawaii Pacific University to finish his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics. He obtained his teaching credential at BYU Hawaii. Cody recently completed an MBA Degree at the University of Phoenix. Cody also achieved the highest rank in Scouting: the Eagle Scout award.
Cody will be missed by his family, friends and loved ones. Everyone who knew him appreciated his contagious smile, zest for adventure and his strong love for his family. His love of the islands and the ALOHA spirit instilled in him a sense of appreciation for people, children, animals and nature. His true love (besides his family and friends) was the ocean and he could always be found surfing the big waves at Waimea with his friends.
Cody is preceded in death by his father: D. Brian Shumway, grandparents; Ord and Phyllis Shumway, cousins; Greg Shumway and Blake Shumway. He is survived by his mother, Rhonda Shumway, brothers; Dustin and Tyler Shumway, Grandparents; Bob and Loreen Holmes, Aunts & Uncles; Shelli Holmes, Scott & Lynette Muir, Gary & MaryAnn Shumway, Bob & Kathy Shumway, Charles & Debra Shumway along with many beloved cousins, relatives and friends.
His brothers and friends helding a “paddle out” ceremony at Swami’s Beach in Encinitas and a private graveside service Tuesday, August 7 2012.