Cody Lee Kyle 25 of Barberton, passed away suddenly June 22. Born May 9,1997 to Tari Croft and Robert Kyle. He was employed with Charles Smith Driveway Maintenance for several years. He attended Barberton City Schools where he participated in football, baseball, and band. Cody was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed cook-offs with his sisters, riding atvs and dirt bikes and playing with his nieces and nephews who were his pride and joy. He enjoyed spending quality time with family and friends. He had a heart of gold and he could brighten anyones darkest days. When he smiled it was contagious. You couldn’t help but smile back and when Cody laughed you laughed with him. This world will truly not be the same without him. Preceded in death by his maternal Grandparents Red and Barbara Croft, paternal Grandfather Ray Kyle, and Uncle JP Croft. Cody is survived by his parents, Sister Chelsi Dixon, Brother-in-law Ricky Dixon Jr, Sister Misty Garrard, Brother Dustin Kyle, Sister Hayley Kyle, Nephews RJ, Ronnie, and Ryder. Nieces Carzlee and Gracelynn. Special Aunt Sherri McDonald, Special Aunt and Uncle Jo and Donald Croft, Paternal Grandmother Martha Kyle, along with many other aunts, uncles, cousins and an amazing bunch of friends that were more like brothers to him. (Brandon Gregory and Joey Gwinn) If you knew him you loved him. He was a just one of those special people that had the ability to make friends wherever he went and could keep you laughing for hours. He was always the life of the party. A private service has taken place. A celebration of life will be held in his honor. Please join us Sunday July 17 from 1-4 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagles 5899 Manchester Road, Akron, OH 44319. The Schlup Pucak Funeral Home is honored to serve the Kyle family. Messages and memories of Cody can be shared at schluppucakfh.com.