Thomas Storey, Jr. of Longwood, Florida died June 3, 2017. He was born in Washington, Indiana on August 22, 1931. Growing up in Washington, Tom participated in football, baseball, basketball, track and field. He took up the game of golf while he was in college. His interest in sports continued throughout his life.
Tom is survived by his wife of 63 years, Norma, as well as his children and grandchildren: Krista Storey and Don Green, Fort Pierce, Florida (Kiel, Kason and Kelan Green); Kurt and Gloria Storey, Winter Springs, Florida (Ashley and Alicia Storey); and Karin and John Hudson, Jupiter, Florida (Meghan and Michael Fogel and Rebecca Hudson). He is also survived by his brother Ben, Titusville, Florida and sisters: Polly Grantham, Delphi, Indiana; and Juanita Pugh, Carmel, Indiana as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Tom was a 1954 graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He served in the Army for two years and then was employed at Motorola and Zenith in Chicago, Illinois. In 1966, Tom took a job at Martin Marietta in Orlando, Florida. Later he started his own business, Quadratec Electronics, retiring in 1988 when he sold the business.
Since 1967, Tom and Norma resided in Longwood, Florida. Tom coached Little League baseball and Pop Warner football in Seminole County for many years. He officiated high school football, high school baseball and college baseball throughout Central Florida. He also was a USGA golf official for high school, college and USGA tournaments. Tom served on the Board of Directors of the Seminole YMCA. Tom Storey Field at Lake Brantley High School in Forest City, Florida honors Tom’s longtime support of youth athletic programs in the area.