VANDALIA, Ohio - Clayton W., "C.W.", "Bill" Storey, age 85, of Vandalia, Ohio, passed away Friday evening, April 19, 2013, after a lengthy illness. The son of the late Clayton M. and Ellen (Beaupre) Storey, he was born in New York City, and attended the Manhattan High School of Aviation Trades until his family relocated to Tilton, where he graduated Valedictorian in 1946. He honorably served in the U.S. Marine Corps. for five years. Bill had a lifelong love of aeronautics and was an accomplished pilot. He relocated his family to Dayton, Ohio in 1963 where he was hired as Chief Engineer of Ohio Precision Castings. He then purchased the company which he sold in the late 1970's. He co-founded High Tech Castings in New Carlisle, Ohio in 1984 and remained President until 1999, when he retired after the loss of his beloved wife, Mildred Dunlop Storey after 51 years of marriage. He remained on with HTC as a part-time consultant for several years after his retirement.
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Along with his loving wife, Bill was preceded in death by two sons, Jeffrey in 1998 and Mark in 2005; his parents; sister, Louise Storey Joscelyn in 2002 and brother, Gregg Storey in 2003.
He is survived by his devoted, special love, Carol Billips of Vandalia, Ohio; two sons, William C. Storey and wife, Kathi of Englewood, Ohio and Ryan N. Storey and wife, Theresa of New Carlisle, Ohio; daughter, Tina M. Ebenger of St. John, Ind.; 10 grandchildren, Jason, Heather, Clay, Kimberly, Nicole, Cherie, Michael, Clayton W. II, Kyle and Jacob; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley Daigneau of Concord; sister-in-law, Stephanie Storey of Tilton; brother-in-law, Bill Joscelyn of Tilton; many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held Friday, April 26, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Paquette-Neun Funeral Home, 104 Park St., Northfield.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 27, at 10 a.m., in St. Mary of The Assumption Church, Chestnut St., Tilton, with burial to follow in St. John Cemetery.
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Published in The Concord Monitor on Apr. 24, 2013