Ocala - Mr. Charles S. Long, 90, of Ocala, FL passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Sylvia's Hospice House. Charles was born in Ft Pierce, FL on November 5, 1923 to parents, John B. and Minnie (Young) Long. He was a US Navy veteran and served during WWII. He has been an Ocala resident since 1971 and was a member of Oakcrest Baptist Church. Charles was known for being a Master Cabinet Maker.
He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Vira Long; daughter, Charlene Rackett (Malcolm), daughter, Mary Livingston (Fletcher), daughter, Alease Lawson (Tom), son, Robert Long (Deborah), daughter, Elizabeth Ann (Graham), sister, Marguerite Barton, brother, John Long, 19 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Oakcrest Baptist Church, 1109 NE 28th St. in Ocala, from 2 to 3 PM on Sunday, May 18th with services at 3 PM. Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery with military honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Marion County, Sylvia's House.
Arrangements are under the care of Roberts Funeral Homes Bruce Chapel East, 352-732-9944.

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Roberts Funeral Home, Bruce Chapel East
2739 SE Maricamp Road Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 732-9944

Published in Ocala Star-Banner from May 17 to May 18, 2014