James "Pete" Story

August 7, 1973 ~ January 21, 2022 (age 48)


James "Pete" Story went home to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, January 21, 2022 in Memphis, TN. He was born August 7, 1973 in Racine, WI; a son of the late John Lee and Lola Mae Story.

He was affectionately known as "Pete" to those who knew and loved him. At a young age James sparked a passion for all sports, especially basketball. He was well known in the community as a coach and mentor. Everyone loved his calm spirit and kind words. He has left an everlasting memory with all the youth that he connected with and coached.

He leaves to cherish his memories: his loving and devoted wife, Tiffany (Finger) Story; children: Destany Story, Jordan Vance, and Kinshada Johnson; one grandson, Benji Johnson; brothers: Willie Story, Jermaine (Jaujana) Story and John Story; and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends that loved him dearly.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, John Lee and Lola Mae Story; sister, Loria Lee Story; maternal grandparents, Hattie and Albert Cox; paternal grandparents Cleave and Jennie Mae (Simelton) Story.


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