Born June 27, 1947, in Kennett, he was the son of the late Ivan Long and Veta Mae Abernathy Long.
He married Janice Curtright in Kennett. She preceded him in death on July 28, 1973. On June 29, 1983, in Kennett, he married Judith Bryant.
Survivors include his wife, Judith Long, of Dyersburg; two sons, Lonnie Long and wife, Marilyn, of Senath, Mo., and Justin Long and wife, Selena, of Dyersburg; two daughters, Tracye Long, of Union City, Tenn., and Angie Long, of St. Louis, Mo.; three brothers, Lindell Long, of Dyersburg, and Jeff Long and Bobby Long, both of Aberdeen, Miss.; one sister, Debbie Yates, of Kennett, and 12 grandchildren, Kassie, Alaysia, Alayna, Colton, Chloe, Andy, Tedesa, Jaylee, Tyler, Meagan, Macee and Tanner.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, Jerry, Jackie, J.D., Johnny and David Long, and two sisters, Barbara and Patsy Long.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, in the Lulu Cemetery at Senath, Mo.
Pallbearers are Jerry Hudson, Jr., Robert Burgess, Jeff Streiler, Mark Burgess, Johnny Bryant and David Long.