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Richard L. Long

December 25, 1929 - June 2, 2017

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Richard L. Long, 87, of Lima, passed away at 12:35 AM on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Wyngate Senior Living Community, Lima.

He was born on December 25, 1929 in Cridersville, OH to Hershel W. and Genevieve (Porter) Long, who both preceded him in death. On September 10, 1953, he married Jean Ann Gladfelter, who preceded him in death on April 7, 1997.

Richard retired in 1985 from The Standard Oil Company as the Safety Director. He was a member of Forest Park United Methodist Church, the Sohio Quarter Century Club and a life member of the Lima Area Safety Club. He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He enjoyed watching NASCAR, woodworking and traveling with his wife.

Surviving are his sons Michael (Tawna) Long and Patrick (Lisa) Long both of Lima; his daughter Tracy Longwill of Albuquerque, NM; his five grandchildren; his sister Shirley Kerchenfaut of Harrod.

There will be no visitation and private services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com


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