James H. Long Jr.

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  • "We are so sorry for your loss."
    - Chuck and Shirley Kirby Insurance
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    - Cindy Stater-Heisler
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James Henry Long Jr., 82, of Westminster, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the Patapsco Valley Center Nursing Home in Randallstown.

Born Dec. 9, 1931, in Hanover, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Mary Eva Hook Stater and James H. Long. He was the husband of Anna J. Long, his wife of 43 years.

He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict.  Before retiring he was employed with Spring Grove State Hospital as a recreational therapist.

He was known as a man who could do anything. He was a mechanic, body and fender man, carpenter, plumber, engineer, photographer, seamster, artist, painter, potter, and could do upholstery, roofing and siding. He enjoyed his children and grandchildren, leather tooling and crafts, attending auctions, restoring antique cars and singing.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are sons and daughters-in-law Stephen Lee and Mary Claire Long, of Ashburn, Virginia, and James Wayne and Denise Marie Long, of Millers; daughter and son-in-law Vandi Lea and David Stewart, of Eldersburg; stepson Craig Anthony Freley and wife Joyce, of Keyser, West Virginia; grandchildren Chelsea Morgan Stewart, Taylor Allison Stewart, James Wyatt Long, Jacob Dayel Long and Melissa Ann Corwell; a great-grandson, Aaron Corwell; and an ex-wife, Frances Leegins, of Reisterstown.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until the time of service, 4 p.m. Sunday at Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster. Interment will be private.

Online condolences may be offered at www.fletcherfuneralhome.net.

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Funeral Home
Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services
254 E Main St
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848 -7575
Published in Carroll County Times on May 23, 2014
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