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“Bill, Denise and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved son. There are no words that I can say to make everything better, but please know...Read More »
1 of 37 | Posted by: Lisa Nowogurski - Des Plaines, IL

“I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
2 of 37 | Posted by: Carl Norman - Spanish Fort, AL

“Sarah and family, I was so sad to hear about Cody at school today. I loved talking to Cody in my office. No matter what I had to say he ALWAYS...Read More »
3 of 37 | Posted by: Gail Triveline - Gurnee, IL

“So sorry Billy...You know Stacey and I understand... Love to You and your family Cousin... ”
4 of 37 | Posted by: JOHN HOLLEY - Idaho, ID - cousin

“So sorry Billy...You know Stacey and I understand... Love to You and your family Cousin... ”
5 of 37 | Posted by: JOHN HOLLEY - Idaho - cousin

“So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family. ”
6 of 37 | Posted by: Margie Stone - Jacksonville, FL

“Our prayers and love are with all of the family. We are saddened such a sweet young man was taken so early in life. He is now with God. His Granny...Read More »
7 of 37 | Posted by: Michele Sibley - San Diego, CA

“Peace be to Cody's memory. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Cindy & Jac ”
8 of 37 | Posted by: Cindy Keale - Family Friend

“Dear Denise, Bill and family, While the loss of a loved one is never easy it is most certainly the hardest when they are taken from us too soon. Your...Read More »
9 of 37 | Posted by: Teri Sikorski - Arlington Heights, IL

“My condolences to your entire family. Cody was always a bright smile and joy to see when we would hang out. I would always enjoy having him around,...Read More »
10 of 37 | Posted by: Alex - Lake Zurich, IL - friend

“Eternal rest grant unto him... ”
11 of 37 | Posted by: David B. Cooper

“Denise , Bill and family-I am so very sorry for your loss! Praying for you. ”
12 of 37 | Posted by: Judy Mekuly - Palatine, IL

“Denise , Bill and family-I am so very sorry for your loss! Praying for you. ”
13 of 37 | Posted by: Judy Mekuly - Palatine, IL

“I got to know Cody at Pres Homes. Though we only worked together a short time, he was someone I very much enjoyed working with. Besides doing his job...Read More »
14 of 37 | Posted by: David Dee - Chicago, IL

“Bryant family, My heart aches for the loss of Cody. I remember in Mayport, Florida, all of those years ago, the memories Carmine and I made with him...Read More »
15 of 37 | Posted by: Elisabeth Faul - Verona, WI

“I extend my deepest condolences for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
16 of 37 | Posted by: Karen Mines Williamson

“We are deeply so sorry for your lossour thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
17 of 37 | Posted by: Peter & Maria Fountas

“Denise and Family, My deepest condolences for your entire family at this time of sadness. Please find strength within each other and love you all...Read More »
18 of 37 | Posted by: John Sarbekian - Gilbert, AZ

“My sympathies go out to you,Denise and to your entire family. No one should have to bury their child,my heart hurts for your family. ”
19 of 37 | Posted by: Tina Rapacz - IL

“Dear Bryant's,My prayers go out to you. I knew Cody through high school and he was a good person. I wish you all the best during this difficult time...Read More »
20 of 37 | Posted by: Chris Kepinski - Chicago, IL

“God bless your hearts. Im very sorry to hear what happened. He was a great man, and he will never be forgotten. My prayers to your family. ”
21 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“You were my daughter's first love. RIP Cody. You will be missed. ”
22 of 37 | Posted by: JEFF HEDIEN - LINDENHURST, IL

“Denise, Bill and family,My most sincere condolences are with you at this time. My heart aches for you as you grieve and cope with the passing of Cody...Read More »
23 of 37 | Posted by: Lori Wyman - Elgin, IL

“Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
24 of 37 | Posted by: Peter & Maria Fountas - IL

“You were always so kind! I remember having English class with you pretty much all throughout high school. We would always talk about them COWBOYS....Read More »
25 of 37 | Posted by: Natalie Visconti - Chicago, IL

“Dear Denise, Bill, Sarah, Maddie and Bailey, We are so sorry to hear about Cody. May your hearts find peace during this very difficult time. Your...Read More »
26 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“There truly are no words to convey our deepest heartfelt condolences, or to ease the pain for the entire family. May you all find a smile through the...Read More »
27 of 37 | Posted by: Kelly K - IL

“Bill, Denise, and girls, our hearts ache for you, I wish we had words to offer you some kind of comfort, and I know there are none. I just want you...Read More »
28 of 37 | Posted by: A friend


29 of 37 | Posted by: Pam & LeRoy Dunn - Norfolk, VA

“Dear Denise, Bill, Sarah, Maddie, and Bailey... On behalf of the entire St. James School community, I want to express our deepest condolences over...Read More »
30 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“Bill & Family, Our hearts goes out to you and your family. I hope you and your family find strength in the love you have for each other, and peace in...Read More »
31 of 37 | Posted by: Felicia Mykytka - Kenosha, WI

“I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Cherish his memories forever. xoxoxo ”
32 of 37 | Posted by: Tanya Harmon - Hampton, VA

“Denise- My sincere condolences to you and your family. ”
33 of 37 | Posted by: Jack Keenan - Chicago, IL

“Denise and family our deepest sympathies on your loss. Your family our in our prayersLynne Kurowski and family ”
34 of 37 | Posted by: lynne kurowski - bartlett, IL

“Love and prayers for the family! Lean on the Lord for his comforting Love. I think this is the only way to get through such a loss! Hugs ”
35 of 37 | Posted by: Sharon Searcy - Atlantic Beach, FL

“Denise and family, My sincere condolences on the loss of your precious son. May Your memories help you through this difficult time. ”
36 of 37 | Posted by: Sandy Green - Fishers, IN

“Cody my heart breaks that you are gone. It's so unreal for me to believe. You were a beautiful person and a heart so filled with love and care. I...Read More »
37 of 37 | Posted by: Bev Rusz - Gurnee, IL


William "Cody" Bryant, 23, of Gurnee passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at his home. He was born August 15, 1991 in Stockton, CA and grew up in a military family living all around the country. He was a 2010 Warren High School graduate and was an employee of Presbyterian Homes as a security guard in Evanston. Cody was very active in the Lake County Sheriff's Explorers Post 2066 working toward becoming a police officer. He was a member of St. James Parish in Highwood and was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.
Surviving are his loving parents, William "Bill" and Denise Bryant of Gurnee; by his 3 sisters, Sarah, Madison and Bailey Bryant; his maternal grandmother, Cris Mekuly of Gurnee; paternal grandfather, William "Bill" (Latricia) Bryant, I of Blacksprings, AR; 3 uncles, John (Sarah) Sbertoli, Ryan Mekuly, and Jacob (Julie) Bryant; and by an aunt, Glenda "Tootie" (Sid) Heptig.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Dennis Sbertoli in 2005 and by his paternal grandmother, Glenda Ruth Sibley in 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 2, 2015 at St. James Parish, 134 North Ave. Highwood, IL 60040. A visitation will be from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave. (Rt. 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.) in Libertyville. Memorial contributions can be made to Lake County Sherriff's Explorers Post 2066, 1303 N. Milwaukee Ave. Libertyville, IL 60048 or Kids Rank, P.O. Box 886416, Great Lakes, IL 60088. For info: 847-362-3009 or sign the guestbook at www.burnettdane.com.

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Burnett-Dane Funeral Home
120 West Park Avenue Libertyville, IL 60048
Tel. (847) 362-3009

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