He loved God and country. An affectionate and fun-loving person, Mr. Long enjoyed drag-racing and being with his family. He was a retired mechanic after working at Long’s Service Center in Villa Rica and later was an integral part of D&P Nursery, also in Villa Rica.
Mr. Long was survived by his wife of 45 years, Mrs. Cora Ann Ethridge Long of Franklin; two sons and daughters-in-law, “Daniel” William and Penny Long and Quinn “Allen” and Debra Long, all of Carrollton; one grandchild, Marissa Lea Long of Carrollton; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara and Henry Thomas of LaGrange, Linda and Fred Welch of Lithia Springs and Joyce and Robert Sosbee of Austell; three brothers and sister-in-law, Kenneth Long, Clifford and Carol Long, and Donald Long, all of Douglasville.
In accordance with his wishes, his body was cremated.
A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the J Collins Funeral Home with Mr. Keith Long officiating.
For more information and to send condolences to the family, please visit the website: www.jcollinsfuneralhome.com.
J Collins Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Villa Rica.