Tom R. Storms Sr., age 79, of Corbin, passed away on Sunday May 13, 2018, at Baptist Health in Lexington.
He was the founder and owner of Johnny Wheels and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Corbin. He was a BA graduate of Morris Harvey College in Charleston, WV, and served in the US Coast Guard. While in the Coast Guard he was assigned to honor guard duties for former President John F. Kennedy.
Tom was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara J. Storms and by his father, Bill Storms.
He is survived by his mother, Orpha Christeen Storms; sons, T.R. Storms and wife Karen; Bill Storms and wife Jenny, all of Corbin, and Jonathan P. Storms of Ashland; grandchildren, Emily, Ben, Claire, Lauren, Jacob, Adam, Anna, and Slater Storms; great-granddaughter, Natalie Storms all of Corbin; sisters, Sue Jackson of Louisville, and Sylvia Dyke of Huntersville, North Carolina; and by many friends including special friend, Judy Goins of Louisville.
Funeral mass for Thomas R. Storms Sr., will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday May 16, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Corbin. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday May 15, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home in Corbin. Rosary devotions will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Published on May 13, 2018