William "Bill" Long, Sr., 77, of Waynesburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 18 at his home.
A native of Lincoln County, he was born Sept. 25, 1931, to the late Walter T. "Bunch" Long and Nettie Clark Long. He was the former owner/ operator of Long's Grocery and Furniture, retired from IBM in Lexington, worked at LexMark, operated Long's Flea Market, an Army veteran, a Mason and member of the Stanford Christian Church and John Logan Post American Legion.
He was also preceded in death by a grandson, William T. Long; and two brothers, Walter C. and Freddie Long.
Survivors include a special friend, Nellie Long; four children, Billy (Melenda) Long of Waynesburg, Kristy (Galen) Yoder of Nappanee, Ind., Roger (Twila) Long of Nicholasville and Donna (Kevin) Robbins of Stanford; a brother, Harold Long of Danville; sister, Doris Noland of Stanford; eight grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services were Aug. 21 at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford with Rev. Lewis Walters officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.