David Long PDF Print E-mail

David Houseal Long, Sr., 91 of Newberry, widower of Sophie Way Long, died Saturday, August 5, 2017 at J.F. Hawkins Health Care.

Born on March 25, 1926 in Newberry, he was a son of the late Neely E. and Anner George Long. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran of World Warr II. He was the retired owner of Long's Philipps 66 in Newberry, a member of Central United Methodist Church, and a member of the Woodman of the World.

He is survived by a son, David H. Long, Jr. and his wife Sudie of Lexington; a daughter, Mary Anna Summer and her husband Joe of Charlotte, NC; a sister, Moezelle Boland of Columbia; two granddaughters, Brittany A. Long of Lexington and Rebecca Summer of Hudson, NC; and a great-grandson, Corley Rhodes Long. He was predeceased by sisters, Marzie Griffith, Gladys Holsenback, and Mary Alice Smith; brothers, Buford Long and Elbert Long; and by a grandson, Billy Summer.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm Monday, August 7, 2017 at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. David Surrett. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 pm Monday in the chapel. The family suggests that those desiring may make memorials to Central United Methodist Church, PO Box 67, Newberry, SC 29108.

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#6 dale & christie earg 2017-08-13 16:42
So sorry for your loss. We did know about Mr. David's death until we received the observer Tuesday.
#5 Jenny Lynn Morse 2017-08-08 08:37
David - So very sorry to hear about your Dad. My mom thought the world of him and always thought your Dad's station was the only place to go for anything with her car. Sorry that I could not be at his funeral to see you and your family.
#4 Debbie and Len Turner 2017-08-07 14:08
Len and I are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.
#3 J Counts-J Sutton 2017-08-07 13:10
David and Mary Anna -- We send sympathy and prayers to you. Being backdoor neighbors for many years was special -- We have many memories of you two and your parents as y'all were wonderful neighbors. Jean and Jeffrey
#2 Judy Bailey 2017-08-07 13:06
We are very sorry for your loss. Mr. Long was always very good to us when he ran the gas station, thought very highly of him.
Mac & Judy Bailey
#1 Karen craven 2017-08-06 21:10
So very sorry for your loss lots prayers karen craven