Fund Established to Aid Family of Cody Carter, Father of Nine and ILA Local 28 Member Who Was Killed Last Week In Tragic Accident While Working As a Longshoreman

NORTH BERGEN, NJ (August 21, 2018) Jack Pennington, the president of ILA Local 28 in Houston, Texas lost his nephew, Cody Carter is a tragic accident on the docks. Brother Cody Carter was also a member of ILA Local 28 and leaves behind his wife, Melissa Carter and nine children. President Pennington has established a “Go Fund Me” page in Cody’s honor and he, along with South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District President Alan Robb, are requesting ILA members donate to this fund to help the Cody Carter’s family.

“Cody Carter leaves behind his loving wife, Melissa and nine children,” said District President Robb. “This Go Fund Me page has been established for his family. Please donate if you can. Anything will help. God Bless you and God Bless the ILA.”

Services for Brother Cody Carter will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Turning Point Church in Vidor, Texas at 11 am.

Cody Carter’s wife, Melissa wrote on her Facebook book page: “The Service for my sweet husband will be held Saturday, August 25 at 11 am. Services will be held at Turning Point Church in Vidor, Texas. I would love for everyone who knew and loved Cody to be there. Nothing would mean more to me than to see an amazing amount of love shown for him.”

“On behalf of the officers and members of the International Longshoremen’s Association, we extend our heartfelt condolences and prayers to Melissa Carter and the Carter family on the tragic loss of Cody Carter,” said International President Harold J. Daggett. “We will do all we can to support you and your family.”

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