Richard (Rick) Stevenson Story Jr, 69, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Rick was born on February 12, 1951 to Richard and Jacqueline Story in Dayton, Kentucky, the oldest of three children. He graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1969.
Rick had several careers over his lifetime with the most notable accomplishments being owning and managing his own plant nursery for over 10 years. Also, later in life, he became a real estate agent, before retiring in 2016. Apart from his determination and hard work ethic, Rick enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He loved playing his guitar, fixing things around the house, and remodeling his 1978 Ford F-150 Truck, which he painted his favorite color orange!
Rick is survived by his long-time sweetheart Cynthia Doyle of 17 years; his mother and step-father Jacqueline and Fred Schuh; sisters and brother in-laws, Jennifer and Dave Decker of Ocklawaha, FL, Cindy and Bill Neveras of Winter Park, FL; Children, daughter(s) Jacqueline Story of Clermont, FL, America Sommer (Darryl) of Clermont, FL, Kimberly Owens of Clermont, FL; son Richard Story III of Dunedin FL,; Also, remembering him are his eight adoring grandchildren who knew him as Papa, Brandi Owens, Zachary Sommer, Jacob Owens, Abagail Channels, Ryan Sommer, Jason Sommer, Kyle Owens and Amber Sommer; niece Natalie Hartline and nephew William Neveras. Rick was preceded in death by his father Richard Story Sr and nephew, Thomas Floyd. We will all miss and love you dearly.
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