David Earl Long
was born on January 7th, 1934 in Tennessee, United States and with his loving family at his side in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital, he went Home to be with his Lord on his birthday, January 7th, 2011. David leaves to mourn his passing, his beloved wife and dearest friend; Ann of Vernon, B.C., his daughters; Charlene (Ron) of Calgary, Alberta and Laura-Lee (Kevin) of Salmon Arm, B.C., his step-daughters; Royale of Armstrong, B.C. and Chrystal (Ron) of Abbotsford, B.C., three grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, his sisters; Nellie, Ruth (Jim) and Mary Lou as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. David was preceded in death by his parents; Wite and Laura Kate Long, his brother; John and his sister; Laura Mae.
David joined the U.S. Army at seventeen years of age with his parents permission and served two terms in Korea. After the war, he moved to Canada where he spent the rest of his life. David worked for many years as a Partsman for Ford, he was a very kind and gentle man, yet strong in unique ways.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Church Of God on Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. with Pastor Al Perry officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
As an expression of Sympathy, those who wish to do so may make donations in memory of David to the Church Of God Memorial Prayer Room Fund or to the Gideons.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605 27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5