Charles R. Long
1969 - 2021
Unger-Horner Funeral Home - Rochelle
400 N 6th St.
Rochelle, IL 61068
Charles R. Long
Born: October 15, 1969 in Rochelle, IL
Died: April 20, 2021 in DeKalb, IL
Charles R. Long, 51, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb, Illinois. Charles was born on October 15, 1969 to Raymond and Phyllis (Bouland) Long in Rochelle, IL.
Charles was a fun-loving, special person that loved his family more than anything. He never met a stranger that didn't become a friend after he was done talking with them. He had an incredible smile and laughter that would light up a room. A special person has been lost but his pain is now gone; he won't hurt anymore. He was able to help and save other lives by being an organ donor.
He is preceded in death by his father, Raymond Long, paternal grandparents, Emmett and Ruth Long; maternal grandparents, Cleo and Evis Bouland; uncles: Ronnie and Danny Tim Bouland; and aunt, Diane Bouland.
Charles is survived by his mother, Phyllis (Richard) Grasty; two brothers: Rich Grasty and Daryl (Tami) Long; three step-siblings: Chuck Grasty, Tina (Jeff) Moran and Teresa (Edwin) Smith; aunts: Linda (Del Jr.) Windland, Kay Bouland, Melody Bouland and Lydia Bouland; uncles: Steve Bouland and Phil (Roxanne) Bouland; three nieces: Joy Lynn Grasty, Faith Grasty and Megan Moran; five nephews: Richard Grasty, Jackson Grasty, Kramer Grasty, Brodie Long and Justin Hundly and his loving little dog, Faith, that was everything to him.
The private family funeral service will be at 10:30 A.M., Monday, April 26, 2021 at the Unger-Horner Funeral Home, 400 N. 6th St., Rochelle with Pastor Chad Hall officiating. The service will be live streamed on the Unger-Horner Funeral Home Facebook page. Burial will follow the service at Trinity Memory Gardens in Rochelle. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Visit to sign the online guest book.
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Published by Daily-Chronicle from Apr. 21 to Apr. 23, 2021.
Funeral service
Private Family Funeral Service (Livestream via Unger-Horner Funeral Home Facebook page)
Trinity Memory Gardens
, Rochelle, Illinois
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Charles and I had a special relationship in our younger years. Everything from prom date to best friends on the phone all night. I have incredibly fond memories of Charles. He was an incredible guy that I will forever hold in my heart.
Julie (Harris) Bruce
April 23, 2021
Phyllis, I´m so sorry to hear about the passing of Charles. Whenever I would run into him he always took time to say hello and visit a little while. He´s with Ray now. You know Ray will take care of him. Prayers for you and your family. Pam
Pam Brockhaus
April 22, 2021