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BRUNSWICK CO. -- Charlie M. Long, Sr., 73, passed away Monday, July 23, 2012. Charlie was the son of the late Joseph and Mazie Long of Shallotte, NC. He is preceded by 2 brothers; Vernon and Wilkie Long, and a sister; Mable West. He leaves behind his loving wife of 41 years, Darlene Beck Long, 3 sons; Mel, Brad, and Joe Long, daughter-in-law Sonia, 2 sisters; Margie Sullivan and JoAnn Maggard, 5 granddaughters; Chelsee, Katlin, Heather, Haley, and Kayla, 4 grandsons; Chance, Jakob, Charlie III, and Patrick, numerous nieces and nephews, and best buddy, Mazie Mae, his Boston terrier.

Charlie was Deputy Sheriff and Chief Deputy Sheriff under Harold Willetts for 8 years, and self-employed in construction work for 35 years before his retirement. Wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend, Charlie will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered always.

The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 pm, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Coble Ward-Smith, Supply Chapel. Graveside services will be held 11:00 am, Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Chapel Hill Cemetery, Shallotte, NC. Serving as pallbearers will be Rudy Beck, Larry Blanton, J.M. Caton, Garrett Clemmons, Chance Long and Bruce Withrow. The Reverend Al Millikin will officiate the services.

Coble Ward-Smith Funeral and Cremation Service, Supply Chapel; 754-6848

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Published by Wilmington Star-News from Jul. 25 to Jul. 26, 2012.
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I am so sorry so your loss. I thought the world of Charlie. I wish that I could have been there to say goodbye.
Clara Mae Coleman
July 30, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Glinda Keppert
July 27, 2012
Darlene, so sad to hear of your loss. I know no words can lessen your grief at this time but just know we think of you and send our friendship through the distance.
Danny Baker
July 26, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Buck & Eula Potter
July 25, 2012
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