Coble Ward-Smith Funeral & Cremation Service

3915 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC


Samuel Joesph Long Jr.

June 13, 1961December 29, 2019

Mr. Samuel Joseph (Joey) Long, Jr. age 58, died Sunday, Dec 29, 2019 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was born in New Hanover County and was preceded in death by his parents.

Joey was a retired bridge tender for CSX Railroad and a roofer by trade. He was a member at Riley's Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving are his two children, Amanda Brewer and Chase (husband) and Daniel Long, brother - Greg Long, nieces and nephew and great nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at Riley's Creek Baptist Church, Saturday, January 18th at 11:00 with Reverend Jim Herchenhahn officiating. Visitation will be from 10-11:00.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts be given to Riley's Creek Baptist Men, 19845 NC-210, Rocky Point, NC 28457.


  • Riley's Creek Baptist Men


  • Visitation Saturday, January 18, 2020
  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 18, 2020


Samuel Joesph Long Jr.

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Angela White

January 14, 2020

You will be missed my friend! I will miss hearing you call me Sunshine! Thanks for all the wonderful Sunday morning hugs at RCBC! So grateful you are walking Pain free in heaven my dear friend! Sure will miss your smile! Praying for the family during this time!

Carol Tutherow

January 14, 2020

So sorry for your loss but HAPPY for his gain. No more Pain!!

Woody Watkins

January 3, 2020

R.I.P ( OLE BUDDY) Till we meet again

Larry Flake

January 2, 2020

Good by My Friend I Will Surly Miss You!!
Until we meet again my Friend.

Larry Flake

January 2, 2020

Good Buy My Friend I Will Surly Miss you!!

Until we meet again my friend..

Brenda Lunsford

January 1, 2020

Good Bye myfriend I will surly miss you.