Thomasville Times Enterprise


March 3, 2014

Billie L. “Bill” Storey

THOMASVILLE — Another of the “Greatest Generation” has gone on to his reward.  Bill Storey, 86, of Pinewood, died Wednesday, February 26, 2014, after a short stay at Houston Hospice, in Houston. Bill was preceded in death by his wife of sixty years, Doris Shores-Storey and his sister Ann Chafin.  Survivors include his sons, Doug Storey and his wife, Karen Storey, of Houston and Greg Storey of Lufkin; grandchildren, Dustin Storey, Carly Wingeart-Storey, Lacy Storey, Jacob Storey, Connor Storey, and Joshua Storey. In addition he is survived by four great-grandchildren; sister, Eleanor Storey of Moultrie, Georgia; and brother, Richard Storey of Bradenton, Florida. A memorial service for Mr. Storey will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A family committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center at their on-line donation center: Please celebrate Bill’s life because it was well lived.  Do not mourn his passing rather celebrate his life.  He was a Dixieland Jazz historian of sorts and one of the lines in one of his favorite songs goes like this:  "I thought I heard Buddy Bowlen say, open up that window and let the bad air out". Put on the music and TURN IT UP!!! Complete and updated information may be found at — Broussards Funeral Home


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