Cody Thomas and Aria Thomas, father and daughter of the Millington and Davison, MI. area, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 due to an auto accident. Cody was 27 and Aria was three.
Cody was born on July 8, 1990 in Flint, Michigan, the son of Russell and Kimberly ( Armstrong) Thomas. Aria was born on August 12, 2014 in Flint, Michigan and was the daughter of Brittany (Hunt) Thomas and the late Cody Thomas.
Cody went to Millington Schools. He was very passionate about politics and loved to debate. Cody was elected as secretary for the Republican 5th Congressional District, and ran for Tuscola County Road Commissioner. He was currently working as a licensed insurance agent for State Farm in Clarkston. His plans were to further his career by becoming an insurance investigator.
Cody worked large corporate parties and events as a professional balloon artist. This was a part time occupation that he not only enjoyed, but also excelled in and he occasionally taught the art of balloon twisting.
He was very involved with his family and very close to his nieces and nephews, who were also his best friends. When not working he devoted all of is time to his wife, Brittany, and his daughter Aria. Cody was always willing to help anyone in need.
Aria loved playing outdoors. She also loved puzzles and memory games. Aria was intelligent, happy, and brightened the room with her giggles. She loved to sing her favorite nursery rhymes and songs. Her favorite food was pizza, and she was very artistic and creative.
Cody and Aria are survived by Brittany, Cody's wife, and Aria's mom. They are also survived by Russell and Kimberly (Armstrong) Thomas, Cody's parents and Aria's grandparents; Lisa (Ron) Hubbard, Cody's mother and father-in-law; Cory (Lisa) Hunt, who are also Brittany's parents and Aria's grandparents; Beatrice Armstrong and Robert McPhee, Cody's grandparents and Aria's great grandparents; Russ (Pam) Thomas; Steve (Jackie) Thomas, brothers to Cody and uncles to Aria; Roberta Hutchinson (Billie) and Kellee Krestan, sisters to Cody and aunts to Aria. They also leave many other aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family, and friends.
The family will receive friends and relatives at the Hanlin Funeral Home in Millington, MI. on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. There will also be a brief time for visiting before the funeral services begin on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until the services begin. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 21, at 11:00 a.m. at the Millington Church of God, 4855 Barnes Road, Millington, MI., 48746. The burial will follow at the Millington Township Cemetery. Gifts of remembrance can be directed to Brittany or on line at You Caring, a site set up for memorial gifts.
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