Richard Kenneth (Dick) Long Sr.
Residence: Monticello (Carroll County), Indiana
Died: Monday, January 24, 2011
Location: 1:05 a.m., at the I.U. Health Arnett Hospital of Lafayette, Indiana
 
 
Age: 78
Date of Birth: Friday, September 16, 1932
Birth place:
Branch: Army
Service: Korean Conflict
Father: Lester K. Long  
Mother: Katherine Marie (Statton) Long  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: The White and Carroll County area his whole life.
Funeral Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011
Funeral Location: 10:30 a.m. at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana, of Monticello, Indiana
Clergy: Jerry Long
Burial will take place: In the I.O.O.F Riverview Cemetery in rural Monticello, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana
Biographical Information: Richard was a 1951 graduate of the Burnettsville High School of Burnettsville, Indiana. He was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict from 1952 to 1954 as a Medic and was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. Richard retired in 1992 from Elco Textron in Logansport, Indiana as a Maintenance Supervisor. He had also worked at the White County Machine Shop as a Machinist for numerous years. Richard was a member of the John Purdue Club and the Monticello American Legion Post #81. He enjoyed Purdue Football and Basketball. Richard's hobbies included woodworking, fishing, hunting and micro midget racing. He loved spending time with his friends and family.
Special Services: Full Military Rites will be conducted by the Monticello Honor Guard of the American Legion, AmVets, and VFW Posts on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial Information: In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On November 15, 1952 in Logansport, Indiana, he married Shirley A. Shafer. She survives.
Survivors include:
Wife,
Shirley Long of Monticello (Carroll County), Indiana;

Daughter,
Debra K. (husband Dean) Zentz of Warsaw, Indiana;

Sons,
Richard "Rick" K. (wife Rhonda) Long Jr. of Burnettsville, Indiana, and
Michael K. (wife Teresa) Long of Burnettsville, Indiana;

Eight (8) Grandchildren;

Eight (8) Great-Grandchildren;

Sister,
Adele (husband Rocky) Hurst of Lafayette, Indiana;

Brothers,
Charles (wife Mary Kay) Long of Lafayette, Indiana, and
Jerry (wife Ginny) Long of Burnettsville, Indiana;

Half-Brother,
Duane (wife Sherry) Long of Flora, Indiana;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces and Great Nephews.
Preceded in Death:
Mother,
Katherine M. (Statton) Hanawalt;

Father,
Lester K. Long;

Step-Mother,
Josephine Long;

Step-Father,
William Hanawalt.
Arrangements by:
Miller-Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana 47960. (574) 583-8488