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Nov. 14, 1985 - Oct. 7, 2005

Dylan Cody Pilkington, 19, joined his Nana and Pa Johnson Friday, October 7, 2005, as a result of a house fire in Raleigh.

Cody was a sophomore at N.C. State University, while majoring in Mechanical En-gineering. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity while at NCSU. Cody was a high school student at Ayden-Gifton High School and graduated from the N.C. School of Science and Math in Durham.

He was a former Boy Scout of Troop 24 of Grifton and a former junior volunteer firefighter on the Grifton Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of First Christian Church of Grifton.

Cody was an exceptional young man, who was enjoying life and his girlfriend Connie Griffin of Erwin. He will be missed by everyone who knew him.

Services will be held at Christ's Church, Davenport Farm Road, Winterville, 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10. The Reverends David Cox and Tim Turner will conduct the service. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Estates in Grifton. The family will receive friends today from 5 until 8 p.m. at Farmer Funeral Home, Ayden, and other times at their home.

He is survived by his parents, Pam and Ivey Pilkington of Grifton; his brother, Kinsey Tate Pilkington of the home; his half brother, Christopher Jacob Pilkington of Cochran, Ga.; grandparents, Bobbi and Danny Brown of Grifton; Jack and Helen Pilkington of Grifton; and a wonderful large family of aunts, uncles, cousins, and very special friends.

For those who do not wish to send flowers, please send contributions to the Cody Blue Pilkington Scholarship Fund, c/o First Christian Church, 103 W. Queen St., Grifton, N.C., 28530.

You may e-mail your condolen-ces to Farmercondolence@aol.com

(Written & Paid by the Family)

Published in Obituaries on October 9, 2005 10:22 AM