Obit-Long, Richard Raymond

Mr. Richard Raymond Long, 80, of Athens, Ala., died Dec. 3, 2022, at his home.

Mr. Long was born April 17, 1942, in Tiffin, Ohio. He retired from the U.S. Army after 23 years of service and was a former manager at the Redstone commissary. He enjoyed Star Wars and collecting baseball cards and Hot Wheels. He also enjoyed setting up and being a vender at Dog Days. He is preceded in death by parents, Edward and Dorothy Koontz Long.

Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include wife Patricia Long of Athens, Ala.; son Tony Luttrell and wife Annette of Athens, Ala.; sisters, Pat Steinmetz of Lakeland, Fla., Pam Long of Tiffin, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

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