Craig Wesley Storey was born January 2, 1960 to Curlie B. Storey and Sarah F. Burton. Craig was the third of four children and the only son born to that union.
Craig attended and graduated from Tulsa Public Schools where he played football before enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1976. He served as an Artillery Specialist during his enlistment.
Craig met the love of his life, Veronica Evans in 1979 and was blessed with the birth of their beautiful daughter Aneadra Danyale.
Craig followed in his father’s footsteps and learned the family business of Over the Road Truck Driving. Craig greatly enjoyed visiting new locations and meeting new people. Craig never met a stranger and a conversation would span many subjects and last for hours. He loved the Lord and his faith was strong. Craig had an outgoing personality and could tell a joke that could make anybody laugh/smile and brighten their day. He often encouraged and uplifted others and believed in them even when he didn’t believe in himself. Craig was very intelligent and talented. He quickly learned multiple trades including automobile repair, plumbing and home remodeling.
Craig was preceded in death by his father, Curlie B. Storey, (mother in love) Ruth Ann Storey. Brothers Ronald Storey and Craig Murphy and his Sister Sheila Jones.
Craig leaves to cherish his memory his (Mother), Sarah Kirkendoll (William) of Wichita, KS, (Stepmother) Mary Storey of Tulsa, OK, (Mother in Love) Rev. Dr. Helen Holmes of Tulsa, OK, Daughter Aneadra (Rico) Davis of Tulsa, OK, Aunt Shelvie Mae Cartwright of Wichita, KS, Four brothers, Curtis (Gloria) and Frank Murphy of Tulsa, OK, Reverend Joe Kirkendoll (Leatha) of Wichita, KS and Cardrico Nash of Sapulpa, 6 sisters, Beverly (Anthony) Gafrey of Katy, TX, Brenda Storey of Wichita, KS, Cynthia Jones (Henry W) of Waco, TX, Pamela Blakely of Jamaica, LaRhonda Storey (Dale) of Tulsa, OK and Lynn (Clifford) Normore of Wichita, KS. 4 Grandchildren Brittney, Abrea, London and Rico all of Tulsa and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family of Craig W. Storey wishes to express our sincere appreciation for the many phone calls, visits and words of comfort and encouragement. We are truly grateful for your loving acts of kindness in our time of sorrow.
Funeral services will be Friday August 17. 2018 10:00am at Pilgram Rest Baptist Church, 2235 North Norfolk Ave. Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Burial will follow in Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma. Visitation will be Thursday 3:00pm until 8:00pm at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home 2103 East 3rd Street Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104.
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