William Long

MOUNT HOLLY - William "Bill" Long, 72, died June 22, 2013, at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia with his loving family by his side.

Mr. Long was born Sept. 4, 1940 in Rutherford County to the late Sammy and Dessi Long. He was a US Army Veteran and a mem-ber of Amazing Grace Baptist Church. He was also preceded by his wife Frances Long and six siblings.

Survivors include his 2 daughters Tracey Wright and partner Crystal Smith of Mt. Holly and Annette Bryant and husband Jason of Spindale, NC. 4 grandchildren, Becky, Brittney, Jacob and Kayleigh. First wife Kay Green and best buddy Wilbur Green.

Funeral Service will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday at Benson Funeral Services with the Rev. Joe Amick officiating.

Interment will follow at Grace Baptist Church Cemetery in Stanley.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
"See you later Dad"

Arrangements handled by Benson Funeral & Cremation Services, 101 Oak Grove St., Mt. Holly, NC.


Published in Gaston Gazette on June 25, 2013