Kodi Braden Pipes, 13, of Clay City, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, after collapsing during basketball practice.
Born Jan. 24, 1990, in Terre Haute, he was the son of John Pipes and Ronna Timberman.
He was in the 8th grade at Clay City Junior High School. An exceptional student, he achieved all As.
He enjoyed school and sports, playing soccer at the Brazil YMCA for the past three years. He was on the 8th grade basketball team and he also played football.
He was a member of Christ Community Church and was active in Youth For Christ at his school.
Survivors include his mother, Ronna Timberman, and a special friend, Aaron Ebert, of Clay City; his father and stepmother, John and Tina Pipes, of Terre Haute; his brother, Gianni Pipes; stepsiblings, Jordan Auterson and Clayton Streeter; grandparents, Ron and Sandy Timberman of Clay City, Cheryl and Bob Cotter of Newnan, Ga., John Pipes of Clay City; great-grandmothers, Marceline Grindle of Fontanet and Mildred Tate of Terre Haute; aunts, Mindy Pipes of Brazil, Missy Pipes of Riley, Ind.; uncles Dean Timberman of Indianapolis and Troy Timberman of Clay City; cousins Miles Burkhart, Zach, Lindsay and Dylan Reagan; and a large extended family.
He was preceded in death by his uncle, Jimmie Timberman.
Services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. in Christ Community Church, 10942 N. S.R. 59, Brazil, with Pastors Tim Russell and Terry Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery at Clay City. Visitation will be Saturday 4-8 p.m. at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home and again Sunday 2-3 p.m. at the church.
The family requests memorial contributions be directed to the Kodi Braden Pipes Scholarship. Envelopes will be available in the funeral home. On-line condolences may be sent to www.lawsonslack.com.