Julius Clemons "JuJu" Storch III


STORCH, Julius Clemons III "Ju-Ju" went with the Lord on May 31, 2012. Julius, a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, was born in Tampa, on July 5, 1953, to Loretta and Julius Storch Jr. A Tampa native, Julius attended Tampa Catholic High School. Julius proudly served his country in the United States Army, rising through ranks, achieving the rank of Command Sergeant Major. Julius served as a Jump Master Sergeant during his 27 year military career until he retired with full honors on Feb. 14, 2007. Julius had a divine love for baseball, remaining an active member of the Tampa Catholic High School Baseball Alumni Association. Just prior to his passing, Julius was inducted into the Tampa Catholic School's baseball Hall of Fame. Julius also loved to fish. Raised in the Catholic faith, Julius was an active member at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Julius was an advocate of the Campaigning for Alcohol Free Kids in memory of his late son Jason. Julius was preceded in death by his father, Julius C. Storch Jr.; mother, Loretta A. Storch; son, Jason Paul Storch and father-in-law, Charles R. Griner. Julius is survived by his loving wife, Belinda Storch; daughter, Jamie (Christopher) Goggin; three beautiful grandchildren, whom were the light of his life, Jason Fisk and, Caleb and Austin Goggin; his brothers, Gary (Carol) Storch, Mark (Phyllis) Storch, Stephen (Stephanie) Storch, Patrick (Catherine) Storch; sister-in-law, Judy (Jimmy) Brown; mother-in-law, Joeanne Griner and many beloved nieces and nephews. Julius will be forever missed by all who were privileged to have met him. A funeral Mass to honor his life will be conducted 11 am Monday, June 4, 2012 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church with internment to follow at 2 pm in Florida National Cemetery at Bushnell. The family will receive friends from 10-11 am at the church. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shiner's Hospital for Children in Ju-Ju's memory. Adams & Jennings Funeral Home 813-237-3345

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on June 3, 2012
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