Corey Alan Bodkin, 41, of Clearwater, Florida passed away September 8, 2018.
Corey was born on May 27, 1977 in Anamosa, Iowa to John and Sharon “Mitti” Bodkin. He grew up in St. Petersburg, FL where he attended North Shore Elementary, Southside Fundamental Middle, and Boca Ciega High School. After graduating high school he took a few classes at SPJC. At that time he became a valet. It was during this time that he found his true talent of working in hospitality. He started to valet at the Tradewinds Resort on St. Pete Beach and began his rise to hotel management. Corey was an amazing spirit who was able to put a smile on faces of anyone he met.
Corey is survived by his mother, Sharon (John Richter) Bodkin; brother, Timothy (Jessica) Bodkin; nephew, John Bodkin; niece, Katherine Bodkin; uncle Frank( Karen) McCroskey; aunt, Karen (Robert) Doll; aunt, Patty Senn-Bacon; aunt, Trudy (Randy) Fisher; aunt, Terry McCroskey; cousins, Cristi McCroskey McAlister, Celeste Doll , Robert Doll Jr. , Alicia Senn , Megan Senn , Sara Senn ,Aaron Bacon, Brian McCroskey, Matthew McCroskey, Adam Bodkin, Danny Bodkin Jamie Fisher, Buffy Fisher; and many loving friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, John W. Bodkin; maternal grandparents, Clifford “Papa” & Irene “Ninny” McCroskey; paternal grandparents, Daryl “Red” & Norma Bodkin; uncles, Barry Bodkin, David McCroskey, Steve McCroskey and cousin Jeremy McCroskey.
He will be missed by all who knew and loved him and his winning smile.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate is life on Saturday September 22nd at BridgePoint Church Tyrone Campus; 6690 Crosswinds Dr. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710 at 11 a.m.