January 12, 1938 – March 6, 2019
Larry Ray Long, 81, of Southport, passed away peacefully at his home on March 6, 2019.
Mr. Long was born January 12, 1938 in Durham, NC to the late Raymond and Latefa Long. He was a 10 year veteran of the United States Coast Guard, and a career truck driver. Larry loved Duke basketball and the Carolina Panthers. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend, as well as his love for animals.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years Judy Long; three sons Jeffrey Long and partner Esther Baumgardner of Southport, Joshua Long of Folkston, GA, and Jeremy Long of Wilmington; five daughters Julie Long of Baldwin, FL, Catherine Young and husband Bryan of Orange Park, FL, Lesa Long of Corpus Christi, TX, Brittany Long and Partner Patrick Sharkey of Southport, and Makayla Patrick of Southport; a brother Charles Long of Southport, 14 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday, March 9, 2019 in the Peacock - Newnam & White Funeral Home Chapel.
Online condolences can be made at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.
Peacock - Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, NC.
- Memorial Service Saturday, March 9, 2019
Don & Judy Show
March 8, 2019
Jeff, Esther and family. So sorry about the passing of your Dad. Larry was in our prayers for many months. Jeff and Esther, the love and devotion you showed your Dad was amazing. I am sure he is smiling down on you at this time. May peace be with you all. Lovingly, Don and Judy Show
March 8, 2019
My dad was the strongest man I know and fought hard to stay with us for as long as he did. He will be in my heart forever and I look forward to being able to see his smile and hear his laughter again one day. Dad, I miss you and love you so much.