Age: 69 Address: Burnsville, North Carolina Date of Death: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Michael R. Storms, Sr. of Burnsville, passed away on Tuesday, January 7th at Mission Hospital. A native of Newark, NJ he was a manager for over 20 years for Firestone. He was a Veteran of the US Marine Corps. After retirement in 2007, he and his wife moved to the mountains where he loved fishing, photography and being in nature however, he loved his family most of all.
Surviving are his loving wife Gloria Storms; mother-in-law, Winifred Lang of Burnsville; daughters: Carol Abbott and husband, Court, of Brandon, FL, Celeste Tripician and husband, Jan, of Loxahatchee, FL and Jennifer Storms of Vero Beach, FL; sons: Michael R. Storms, Jr. and wife, Lori, of Lynchburg, VA and Sean McNaughton and wife, Mackenzie, of Boynton Beach, FL; sister, Linda Lilley and husband, Raymond, of Punta Gorda, FL; brothers: Paul Storms of Russelville, KY, Wesley Storms of Punta Gorda, FL and David Krauss of Colora, MD; grandchildren: Tyler and Emilie Abbott and Caitlyn and Tyler Tripician.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The family requests memorial donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.