Funeral services were held in Memphis on Friday, July 27, for Willie "Wild Bill" Storey, 88, owner of popular Memphis blues club Wild Bill's. Storey died of cancer June 22 at his home.

Storey and his wife Lerline opened Wild Bill's in 1993. In addition to his wife survivors include son Michael Blackwell, daughters, Rosalyn Dotson, Bobbie Shields and Gail Kearney; and a granddaughter.