Monday, December 3rd, 2007
Charles E. Long, 74, 2100 Celina Road, Lot 115, died at 2:06 p.m. Dec. 1, 2007, in the emergency department at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born Feb. 11, 1933, in St. Marys, to Webster and Marie Drake Long. On Sept. 26, 1953, he married Mary Elizabeth Mertz, who died Nov. 13, 1991.
Surviving are two daughters, Christine (Mark) Chadwick and Cheryl (Jim) Brown, all of St. Marys; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Webster; and a sister, Goldie Mae.
He retired from Parker Cylinder Division, St. Marys, after 44 years of service. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 767, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289 and American Legion Post 323, all of St. Marys. He also was a member of the West Ohio Junior Rifle Club.
Services are 5 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Maki officiating. A private family burial will be held at a later date.
Calling is 1-5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.