Benny Joe Story was born February 24, 1937, in Chickasha, the son of Joseph and Julia (Carnes) Story. He died Sunday, February 2, 2014, at his home in Chickasha.
Benny grew up, attended school, and spent his lifetime in Chickasha. At the age of sixteen, he enlisted in the Navy and later joined the Air Force, proudly serving his country for twenty-five years. After leaving a life in the military, he worked as a long-haul trucker.
Benny married Marie Elliott in November of 1982 in Chickasha. He enjoyed his family and his best friend was his beloved dog. In his free time he loved spending time with his son and he also enjoyed gun range practice.
He was preceded in death by both parents and two brothers, Gerald and Jimmy Story.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Story of Comanche; son, Joseph Story of Comanche; daughter, Gloria Story of Comanche; step-daughter, Christina Story of Comanche; brother, Alford Story of Chickasha; sister, Gail Chavers of Chickasha; and numerous grandchildren, extended family, and friends.
Interment will be in the Fletcher Cemetery, in Fletcher, Oklahoma under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.