Jonathan P. "Buck" DeLong
April 17, 1947 – November 29, 2018
Mr. Jonathan P. “Buck” DeLong, 71, of Athens, passed away on November 29, 2018.
A native of Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Dr. Philip L. and Marilyn S. DeLong. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, son, Jeffrey of Atlanta, sister Jennifer of Perkiomenville, PA, brothers Joel (Genevieve) of Long Branch, NJ and Jeremy of Annapolis, MD, as well as numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and friends.
He was a graduate of the William Penn Charter High School, Philadelphia, PA and earned bachelor and masters degrees from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. After serving his country honorably in the United States Marine Corps, he worked as an engineer, educator, consultant, and coach. In retirement, he enjoyed designing, building, and racing a small formula car in the SCCA with his son Jeffrey.
A memorial service celebrating his life will be held by the family at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research (lustgarten.org).
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.BernsteinFuneralHome.com
- A memorial service celebrating his life will be held by the family at a later date.