Hubert E. “Bud” Storer, 82, of Shreveport, La., died July 8, 2013.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 11, at the First United Methodist Church in Shreveport, La. Dr. Pat Day will officiate. Visitation will be after the service in Bain Hall. A private family graveside service will be held. Osborn Funeral Home, Shreveport, La., is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church of Shreveport and/or The Methodist Children’s Home of Ruston, La.
Hubert E. “Bud” Storer, a native of Malvern, was born May 7, 1931. He was a resident of Shreveport, La., since 1962.
Bud graduated from Creston High School in 1950 and received his Bachelor of Science in engineering from the University of Iowa in 1959. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 until 1955 and obtained the rank of staff sergeant.
Bud was the chairman and CEO of Storer Equipment Co. and represented The Trane Company for more than 50 years.
Bud was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, having served as chairman of the facilities improvement team and was on the building committee, executive director of capital campaign, chairman of the church council and finance committee and a past administrative board member and trustee. He also served as a board member of the Methodist Children’s Home.
Bud was a co-founding member of the Shreveport Bossier Executive Association. He was a life member of American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, Shreveport Chapter, and was a member of the National Association of Trane Franchise Holders. He held memberships and served in many capacities in the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, Shreveport Rescue Mission, LSU Shreveport Foundation, Shreveport Junior Achievement, Community Renewal, University of Iowa Alumni Association, Committee of 100 and Caddo Career and Technology Center.
Bud is survived by his wife Martha Denmon Storer; sons, Craig Howard (wife Judy) Storer and children, Aaron, Andrew and James Storer, all of Shreveport, La., and Mark Alan Storer of Dallas, Texas; daughters, Laurie Marie Storer of Dallas, Texas, and Sheryl Elaine Storer of Austin, Texas; stepdaughters, Linda (husband Kevin) Hughes and children, Anna (husband Calum) McArthur and Kyle (wife Molly) Hughes, all of Dallas, Texas, and Amy (husband Dr. Paul) Wilson and children, Amanda, Stewart and Olivia, all of Shreveport, La.; stepson O.C. (wife Cylette) Allbritton Jr. and children, Margaret, Charles, Grace and Jack, all of Houston, Texas; great-grandchildren, Maxwell, Oliver, Eliza, Asher and Foster; brother Larry (wife Carol); sisters, Patti Larson and Janice Miller; sister-in-law Dee Wyly; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Bud was preceded in death by his first wife Jacqueline R. Hooke Storer; parents, Laura and Hubert Storer; and infant brother Gerald D. Storer.