Mark Stephen “Cody” Ducote Jr., 43, of Lampasas died June 22, 2018 near Denver, Colorado as a result of a motorcycle accident.

His body will be cremated, and his remains placed at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen with full military honors on July 13 at 9 a.m.

Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.

Cody was born Aug. 1, 1974 in Port Allen, Louisiana to Mark Stephen Ducote Sr. and Suzanne (Doubleday) Ducote.

He enlisted in the U.S. Army after high school and served for 22 years. His duty stations included Fort Hood, Korea, Germany, Fort Sill in Oklahoma, Iraq, Afghanistan and Fort Benning, Georgia. His military occupational specialty was 11 B infantryman.

After retiring from the Army, Cody worked on his ranch, which he loved, and recently graduated from Colorado School of Trades with a certificate in gunsmith work.

He married Vicki Heilman on Sept. 30, 1996.

He is survived by his wife, Vicki Ducote of Lampasas; his parents, Mark Stephen Ducote Sr. and Suzanne Ducote; brother, Matthew Thayer Ducote; and sister, Cassandra Noel Quatrevingt.