Joseph C. Long III

Joseph C. Long, III, age 76, of Live Oak, FL. passed away early on Monday morning August 13, 2018 at Haven Hospice in Lake City, FL.
Joe was born on November 10. 1941 to the late Joseph "Jr." and Julia Ropp Long. He worked as a Quality Control Supervisor in the construction industry for many years. Prior to that he worked at Occidental/PCS in White Springs, FL. Joe was a longtime member of the Masonic Lodge, loved riding his Harley Davidson and refurbishing antique guns. "Papa Joe" loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Jason Long and Jordan Long. Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Carolyn Long of Live Oak; his son, Joseph C. Long, IV, Bartow, FL.; three step children, Jennifer Seaman (John), Raymond Poole (Jill) and Brandy Williams (Greg), all of Live Oak, FL. two grandsons, Dustin J. Long and Zachary Long; two great grandchildren; seven step grandchildren and two step great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Riverside Cemetery in White Springs, FL. with Bro. Randy Ogburn officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research or to Haven Hospice 4200 NW 90th Blvd, Gainesville, FL. 32606. HARRY T. REID FUNERAL HOME, Jasper, FL. is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Harry T. Reid Funeral Home - Jasper
901 4th Street NW P.O. Box 71 Jasper, FL 32052
(386) 792-2669

Published in Lake City Reporter on Aug. 16, 2018