OBITUARY

Gerald "Jerry" Storey

September 9, 1944April 17, 2013

Gerald “Jerry” Stanley Storey, 68, of Twin Falls passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center with his family at his side. Gerald was born September 9, 1944 in Wendell, Idaho the son of Helen M. McIntosh and Herbert S. Storey.

Jerry enlisted in the US Army in June 1968; he actively served his country and earned a Purple Heart as well as a Bronze Star during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged in June of 1974. Jerry was married to Vickie Thacker from 1971 until 1980. Jerry and Vickie had three children. He later married Christine Gortcinsky Wilde in October 1981.

Jerry was a truck driver in the 70’s and 80’s, changing occupation to a mechanic for Century Equipment in Boise, Idaho. He then started working for Burk’s Tractor in Twin Falls during the 90’s where he retired in 2009.

He is survived by his mother Helen, wife Christine, brothers J.T. Storey and Carl Storey, sons Gerald W. Storey, Andy Denman, his daughters Jennifer L. Pettis, Jonnie R. Peterson, Jessica M. Gummersall and numerous nieces and nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren and his faithful companions Milo, Otis and Wednesday. He is preceded in death by father Herbert and sons James S. Storey and Rory L. Denman.

A visitation will be held Monday, April 22, 2013 from 6-8pm at White Mortuary “Chapel by the Park”. A graveside service will take place Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 3:00pm at the Richfield Cemetery. Services are under the direction of director Lance Cox. Friends and family may leave messages for the family by visiting www.whitemortuary.com

So to all he would say it’s “peachy” and “all is just ducky”. Those who knew him will miss his easygoing manner and each will have their own memories!

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Monday, April 22, 2013
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, April 24, 2013

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Inurnment
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Verlyn Lohnes

May 1, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jerry was a good friend and co-worker.

Verlyn- Karen-Dara- Ari- & Schae Lohnes

Julie Thompson

April 22, 2013

Auntie...There are no words....Sending you Hugs...Julie

Kassy Denman

April 22, 2013

My Grandpa was the most amazing, caring, loving, non- judgemental person i ever knew, I miss him more than words could ever say,I made some mistakes in life and grandpa never judged me or loved me any less and I cherish that everday and always will, "Grandpa you and I know the promise I made you the day before you passed as I held your hand and i will always keep that promise I am reminded of it everyday I miss you and love you forever!!

Ed & caryn Lowe

April 22, 2013

Our sympathy and prayers are with your family.

Jordan Price

April 22, 2013

So sorry to hear of Gerald's passing. My grandparents, Floyd & Quintess Reynolds, often talked about him, and always spoke highly of him. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time.

Janet Storey-Hayes

April 22, 2013

I will always remember your tight hugs, your kind voice, and your wonderful smile. You will be missed and remembered always.

Christine Storey

April 20, 2013

To light your journey!

White Mortuary and Crematory "Chapel by the Park"

April 19, 2013

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

FROM THE FAMILY