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POQUOSON - Cecil Robert DeLong, 86, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015. Born in Whitewood, Virginia, he moved to the Hampton Area when he was stationed and later retired from Langley Air Force Base. His military career expanded over 21 years where he served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Cecil was with his beloved wife Vallee DeLong upon his passing, and leaves behind his daughter, Susie DeLong Maestas; sons, John Kim DeLong, John Wallace DeLong (Angela), Herb Mapes (Carmen), Tony Mapes, and Michael Mapes (Lynn); his sister, Lorine Monk; along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren including his cherished girls, Lisa Blevins, Corina Revis, Sydney DeLong, and Jorydyn DeLong. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Myrtle DeLong; five brothers; two sisters; his children, Danny DeLong and Sandy Conrad; and two grandchildren, Jesse Hooker and Brandon Conrad. He was loved by many and will be extremely missed. The family will receive friends at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Hampton on Thursday, July 2, 2015, 11:00am, followed by a Memorial Service at 11:30am, and then a Reception at the church until 2:30pm. He will then be taken to his final resting place at Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, with full military honors. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com . Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, is in charge. Cecil's family would like to thank their friends at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, The Hard Travelin Bluegrass Band, and Linda Shelton.
Published in Daily Press on July 1, 2015
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