DURHAM- Lawrence DeBuys Long, Sr., 90, died Sunday, November 17, 2013. He was born on August 29, 1923 to the late Lawrence Long and Evelyn Douvillier Long.
Lawrence was a recipient of The Purple Heart and The Bronze Star which he received for serving his country with valor during WWII and the Korean War.
Lawrence is survived by his wife of 65 years, Merritt Long; his sons, Lawrence “Larry” Long, Jr and wife, Mary of Marietta, GA; John Long of Durham; his daughters, Sarah Lee and husband, Varnell of Mobile, AL; Elizabeth Keena and husband, Richard of Pittsboro; his grandchildren, Lisa Hess, Jason Long, Donna Schloer, Kyle Long, and Adam Long; his great grandchildren, Harrison Hess, Sarabeth Hess, Kalindi Hess, and Henry Schloer.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10:00 AM Thursday, November 21, 2013 from Holy Infant Catholic Church with Fr. Dave Devlin presiding.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, attn.: Advanced Guard, P.O. Box 758518, Topeka, KS 66675.
Arrangements are with Hall-Wynne Funeral Service. Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com Select Obituaries