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Wednesday, May 11th, 2011
Harry Long
Harry Lee Long, 70, Rockford, died at 10:18 p.m. May 9, 2011, at Van Wert County Hospital.
He was born Sept. 6, 1940, in Rockford, to Ross E. and Lucille Caywood Long. On April 29, 2000, he married Roberta K. (Birdie) Houser, who survives in Rockford.
Also surviving are a son, Jeff Long, Rockford; two daughters, Penny (Tom) Stover and Teresa (Mike) Heiser, all of Rockford; a brother, Edwin (Karen) Long, Rockford; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He served in the U.S. Navy Reserve and was retired from New Idea, Coldwater. He was a member of Rockford American Legion Post 508 and the Rockford Eagles Lodge 1292.
Services are 9:30 a.m. Friday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Marvin Schwartz officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to service Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.
Condolences may be left at ketchamripley.com.
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