Thomas Ray Long Sr., 79, of Cape Coral and Kingsport, Tenn., passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Fort Myers. He was born Nov. 28, 1933, in Warrior, Ala., to Benjamin and Ora Long, now deceased.
He was a U.S. Navy Korean War veteran and a graduate of Birmingham Southern College.
He is survived by his beloved wife of over 56 years, Betty Long of Cape Coral and Kingsport; three children, Thomas Ray (Sherri) Long Jr. of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., Lucretia Ann Meeks of Kingsport, Tenn., and Benjamin Lee Long of Cape Coral; three grandchildren, Summer Meeks, Sara Lee Long and Jacob Ryan Long; as well as one great-grandson, Ashton Whittle.
Memorial services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Hope United Methodist Church, 2006 S. Chiquita Blvd., Cape Coral, with Pastor Lee Carnahan officiating.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.