Robert Allen Long, 60 of Bedford, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 at his residence. He was a son of the late Johnny Lawhorne and Mae Hite Turner. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Faye Gish Long; three sons, Robert L. Long, Stephen A. Long and Anthony Troy Long. A memorial service was conducted on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 at 2 pm at Trinity Baptist Church. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.