Ned C. Storey, 56, Walla Walla, passed away on Nov. 19, 2010. The memorial funeral service will be held on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder, Walla Walla. Memorial contributions may be made to Coats for Kids through the Christian Aid Center or Central Christian Church through the funeral home.
Ned was born On March 30, 1954, in Walla Walla, to Neil O. and Mollie L. Stratton Storey. He attended local schools graduating from Wa-Hi in 1972. Ned attended Whitman College for two years and then went to Washington D.C. to work for the FBI. Deciding he needed more education, he attended and graduated from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.
He had several jobs in the East and then became interested in Government Program Management traveling to foreign countries in the work program; living in England and Wales for almost two years. Ned liked traveling but did not care to fly so he decided it was about time to pursue a more quiet existence so he came back to Walla Walla. He had just started as Senior Project Management Specialist for Matrix Consulting of Kennewick.
He is survived by his mother, Mollie, of Walla Walla; sister and brother-in-law, Maria and Phillip Gibson of Pendleton; Aunt Lena Beall of Wyoming, Ill.; and numerous cousins in the East and West. Ned was preceded in death by his father, Neil O. Storey in October 2009; and his grandparents, Ralph & Lora Storey.