Mr. George William Long, Jr., 91, of McLeansville, passed away Sunday January 5, 2020 at Moses Cone Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
A funeral service will be 1:00pm Wednesday at Lebanon Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00am-1:00pm at the church.
Mr. Long was born in Thomaston, Georgia on May 12, 1928 to the late
George and Ola Tidwell Long, Sr. A faithful servant of Jesus Christ, he was a member of Lebanon Baptist Church, and a retired truck driver of 29 years. After retirement, he enjoyed spending time in his workshop. He was a skilled carpenter, woodworker, and builder. He built several homes and beautiful pieces of furniture for his family and friends.
George is remembered as a devoted husband of nearly 70 years, a proud hard-working father, a man of great integrity, and even a greater love to all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five sisters and one brother.
His memory is kept alive by his wife Patricia Meldau Long; children Larry Long (Kim), Jan Teague (John), Jeanne McMillan (Manny), and Greg Long (Terri); a special daughter-in-law Annie Livingston Long. Also surviving are thirteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
In lieu if flowers, memorials may be directed to Lebanon Baptist Church C/O 2020 Vision Fund, 4635 Hicone Rd. Greensboro, NC 27405.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to, a dear friend, Dr. Todd Early, and to Sarah Bullard of the Cone Health Palliative Medicine Team for their exceptional care.
George Brothers Funeral Service is assisting the family of Mr. Long, Jr.
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Lebanon Baptist Church
4635 Hicone Road, Greensboro NC 27405