The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


November 13, 2013

Al Story, of Concord, who loved fishing, helping people, passed away at age 58

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 — Crawford “Al” Algie Story Jr., 58 years of age, of Concord, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2013, at Avante at Concord.

Al was born August 31, 1955, in Stanly County, to the late Crawford Algie Story Sr. and the late Virginia Harwood Story. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Hubert Augustus Story; and sister, Jane Story Reeves.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord. The funeral service will be on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Hartsell Funeral Home’s Chapel, with Pastor Danny Wilson of Shiloh United Methodist Church, officiating the service. The burial will follow at Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery in Albemarle.

He is survived by his sister, Joyce Hathcock and husband Ronald of Wilmington; brother-in-law, Thomas Reeves of Harrisburg; nieces, Debbie Reeves Dudley and husband Rick of Concord and Rhonda Hathcock Studebaker and husband Nick of Wilmington; nephew, Tommy Reeves and wife Andrea of Harrisburg; four great-nieces, Angela and Britney Reeves, Laura Moore and husband Evan and Sarah Deese; and great- nephews, Ross and Alan Studebaker.

Al was a member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Albemarle. He enjoyed all of his friends at Avante, fishing and family get togethers. Al was always smiling and making new friends. He always wanted to help where he could and to make people happy.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord is serving the Story family.

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