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Robert E. Story

Robert E. Story

November 14, 1952 - March 18, 2017     Age: 64

Robert Everett Story, age 64, of Amelia Island, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Warner Center for Caring.

Born on November 14, 1952 in Dover, NH, he was the youngest of two children born to the late to the late Donald Norvin and Doris Koutrelakos Story.  He grew up in Exeter, NH and graduated from Exeter High School.  After graduation, he attended the University of New Hampshire where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree before attending and graduating from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy.   Mr. Story worked as a Pharmacist for 25 years in the Palm Beach County area.  He worked for a short time at several private pharmacies before joining Walgreens where he worked for many years.  After retiring he worked as Chief Financial Officer for Coast to Coast Title Company in West Palm Beach.

The Story’s had visited and vacationed on Amelia Island for over 30 years before making the shores of Fernandina Beach their home in November of 2016.

He was a voracious reader, an avid golfer and enjoyed gardening.

Mr. Story leaves behind his wife of 31 years, Mary Elizabeth Story, their daughter, Ashton Leigh Story, Gainesville, FL, their son, Brett Donald Story, Auburn, AL, a sister, Judith Story, nephews, Nick and Keith Story, niece, Alexis Hatch, brother-in-laws, Hank and John Hammer, sister-in-law, Laurie Hammer, a nephew, Chris Zydel.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in the Burgess Chapel at Oxley Heard with his brother-in law, Hank Hammer officiating.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, at the funeral home, from 10:00 AM until the hour of service.

Please share his Life Story and leave your memories and condolences at www.oxleyheard.com



8 Condolences

  • Kevin Koutrelakos Posted March 18, 2017 2:03 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Can’t believe it. May God n son ease your pain in time. Cuzzie Bob was a true hero of family and life. You will truely be missed. My love to you Mary Beth & family (& doggies too).
    Love kevin k in Maine

  • Ken Koutrelakos Posted March 18, 2017 3:12 pm

    Mary. Beth and family I’m so sorry to hear this news. I will always remember the great times I had growing up and having fun with Bob. This is a shocker.. My payers and heart energies to you and your family. Ken K from Phx AZ

  • Scott Hayworth Posted March 22, 2017 6:33 am

    Bob was a great man ,father and friend may he rest in piece . I am very proud to have spent last 31 years
    calling Bob Story my friend and brother ! I will miss him every day for the rest of my life . To
    Mary , Ashton and Brett I send my love always .Your father once said and I quote ( Its a great life if you don’t weaken ) I will always be here for you Love Me !

  • gina marie devine Posted March 22, 2017 12:00 pm

    Bob you were one of the funniest men I knew. You were so quick witted and down right hilarious. That smile of yours will stay bright in my heart. It was my pleasure to have known you. You will be missed.

  • Pat and Jenifer Kelley Posted March 22, 2017 2:09 pm

    We’ll all miss Bob so much here in Atlantis. Can’t believe he’s no longer with us. Our deepest condolences to his wife, Mary, and the rest of his family. Bob was a great guy and good friend.

  • Frank Styles Posted March 24, 2017 5:27 pm

    Bob was a great friend and mentor for me at Mass College of Pharmacy. I have many fond memories of him and he will be greatly missed.

  • Mary E. Story Posted April 4, 2017 5:44 pm

    We miss you so much! You were the best husband and father ever! Ashton, Brett and I will love you forever, like you for always, and as long as we’re living, our Bobby/Dad you’ll be! Love you to Neptune and back Stor! You’re our shining star!

  • Teej (Tonya) Posted December 19, 2017 4:31 pm

    My condolences to Mary and the family. I just found out on December 18, 2017 from a Ex-Walgreens employee, that Bob had passed away. I worked at Walgreens with Bob before he retired. He will truly be missed by all who worked with him at Walgreens he where nice,caring and patient.

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