Obit Long

Robert E.  Long, 82, of McDonough died Saturday, June 22, 2013.  He was born in Madison to Homer Reid and Ella Iomie Moss Long.

Mr. Long is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carolyn Wank Long, McDonough; daughter, Kathy (Jim) Long Laky, Myersville, MD; son, Robert (Alison) Long, Birmingham, AL; his siblings, J.B. Long, Apalachee, Earl Long, McDonough, GA, Wanda Ann (Joe) Landress, Stockbridge and Leonard (Catherine) Long, Apalachee; and his beloved granddaughters, Diana Laky and Kaitlyn Laky.

Funeral services were held at Bethany Baptist Church in McDonough on Monday, June 24 at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Al O’Quinn officiating. Interment followed at a private family cemetery in Apalachee at 3 p.m. The family received friends on Monday at the Church from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.