Robert 'Brownie' Cody

Robert ‘Brownie’ Cody, age 79, of Cosby, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his parents Jim and Rowena Cody and brothers Jerry Cody and Mike Cody.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Janice Cody of Cosby, sons Robert L. Cody of Cosby, James Cody of Sharps Chapel, TN and Brad Cody of Longmont, CO; sister June Finchum of Newport; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Union Cemetery. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Tennessee, c/o Alexa Austin at Manes Funeral Home, 363 East Main Street, Newport, TN 37821.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Arrangements by Manes Funeral Home