March 14, 1986 – January 11, 2016
Apollo Beach, FL
Cory Ryan Ptak, age 29, of Apollo Beach, FL passed away Monday, January 11, 2016 at Saint Joseph’s Hospital surrounded by his family.
Cory graduated from Chamberlain High School Tampa, FL in 2004 and attended USF. Cory had a special love for all sports and especially baseball.
Cory leaves behind his loving parents, Anita Brandon Ptak of Apollo Beach, FL and William Ptak of Tampa FL; grandparents, Harold and Jerma Sue Brandon of Benton, KY; grandmother, Loretta Ptak of Brooksville, FL; uncles and aunts, Bob and Mary Ptak of Marlboro, MA; Ray and Peggy Ptak of Middletown, NY; Pat and Felice Lamanna of Homosassa, FL; Jeff and Lea Ann Brandon of Benton, KY; Keith and Carol Steele of Benton, KY; and several cousins. Cory was preceded in death by his grandfather, Walter “Poppy” Ptak and great-grandmother, Earlene “Granny” Ray.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. with the Celebration of Life service from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Blount and Curry Funeral Home, Carrollwood Chapel. Cory’s uncle, Keith Steele, will be officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Derek Jeter Turn 2 Foundation Inc. at the following site: http://mlb.mlb.com/players/jeter_derek/turn2/index.jsp.