Bill Text: VA HR612 | 2020 | 1st Special Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Cody Lee Wingate.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2020-09-29 - Agreed to by House [HR612 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2020-HR612-Introduced.html
Offered September 28, 2020
Celebrating the life of Cody Lee Wingate.
Patrons-- O'Quinn, Kilgore, Morefield, Runion, Rush and Ware

WHEREAS, Cody Lee Wingate, a respected civic leader who served as general registrar of Grayson County, died on August 21, 2020; and

WHEREAS, Cody Wingate took office as general registrar of Grayson County in May 2012 and worked diligently to ensure that local voters had the opportunity to make their voices heard in well-managed local, state, and national elections; and

WHEREAS, Cody Wingate was a trusted mentor and friend to many people in the community, and he earned the admiration of his staff for his leadership style, generosity, and commitment to service; and

WHEREAS, a man of deep and abiding faith, Cody Wingate was a longtime member of Brush Creek Baptist Church, where he served the congregation as choir director and a deacon; he was also a loyal volunteer with the Grayson Gideon Camp for 26 years; and

WHEREAS, Cody Wingate's greatest joy in life was his family, and he relished every opportunity to spend time with his beloved children and grandchildren; and

WHEREAS, Cody Wingate will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife of 36 years, Karen; his daughters, Sarah and Renea, and their families; and numerous other family members, friends, and colleagues; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Cody Lee Wingate, who made many contributions to the Grayson County community as general registrar; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Cody Lee Wingate as an expression of the House of Delegates' respect for his memory.