Funeral services for Ted R. Storie age 97 will be conducted at 2:00 PM in the Colonial Chapel of Sullivan Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will follow the funeral service with Military Honors at Algoma North Cemetery in Marshall.
Mr. Storie passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born in Whitt, TX on June 9, 1921 to Martha and Jim Storie.
Ted grew up in Perrin, TX. He married Ms. Mary Mildred Murray on December 22, 1941. With a new wife to support, he worked with his brothers in the concrete business all over Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas until they all enlisted to fight for their country. Ted proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII in New Guinea and in the Pacific Theater. After the war Ted and Mary moved to Marshall, TX where he literally built a home for his family. Ted worked in the pottery business around Marshall until starting his own business Ted R. Storie Wholesale Pottery Co. which he owned and operated until retirement.
Mr. Storie was preceded in death by his loving wife of 57 years, Mary; granddaughter, Heather Fuqua; his parents; two brothers, James and Bill Storie; sister, Joann Storie; and daughter-in-law, Annette Storie. He is survived by his four children all of Marshall, TX, Paul Ray Storie and wife Geral Elaine, Teddie Lee Storie and wife Anna, Steven Douglas Storie, and Beckie Storie Hamilton; 12 grandchildren, Amy Storie McMahan of Longview, TX, Edward Fuqua of Dallas, TX, Paul Ray Storie II of Enterprise, OK, Angela Storie Lowe of Groesbeck, TX, Teddie Ray Storie of Marshall, TX, Aaron Fuqua of Marshall, TX, Michael Storie of Marshall, TX, Terry Storie of Marshall, TX, Kellie Storie Sawyer of Marshall, TX, Christy Storie Eddins, of Marshall, TX, Steven Storie Jr. of Alpine, TX, and Candace StorieTaylor of Gilmer, TX; 22 great grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren, as well as a host of friends.
His family would like to extend a sincere thank you to all the staff at the Oakwood House for their care and kindness given to dad in the last several years.