David E. DeLONG (1935 - 2018)

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DeLONG, David E.

born on January 16, 1935, passed away July 26, 2018. David leaves behind his beloved wife of 47 years, Ann DeLong. David will be missed by so many friends and family including all the members of the American Legion Local and State plus National, along with the 40 and 8 members as well. He was also a proud member of the VFW 4321. The Members of the Sons of the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary will also miss him. He was a great supporter of all programs within the American Legion Family. Boys State was his favorite. David has been a strong pillar for the American Legion for 43 years. Everyone who knew him, knew if they had a question or a problem they could go to him for advice. At Department level he served as membership and Post Activities Chairman 1986 -1987 and 1993-1994, Department Vice Commander from 1992-1993, and Department Commander 1995-1996. On National level he served as Vice Chairman of the Americanism Council 1985-1994, and 1996-1999, and a Vice Chairman of the Foreign Relations Council 1994-1995. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Metropolitan Ministries. Service is being held Saturday, August 11 at 12 pm, at the American Legion Post located at 3810 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33609.

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 9, 2018