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Roxboro, NC, 27573
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Obituary
Donnie Darrell Long
July 19, 1952 - October 20, 2018
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Person County, NC
Visitation
Monday October 22, 2018, 6-7:30 PM
Theresa Baptist Church
3919 Chub Lake Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
 
Service
Tuesday October 23, 2018, 11 AM
Chapel Service
Theresa Baptist Church
3919 Chub Lake Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
Donnie Darrell Long, 66, of 1490 Oxford Road, Roxboro, died Saturday, October 20, 2018. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Ernest Tracy "Cotton" Long and Gracie Jordan Long. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Sharon Winstead. He attended Theresa Baptist Church. Mr. Long's first love of sports was for softball and later golfing. He was an avid UNC Tar Heel and NY Yankees fan.

Surviving are his wife, Magnolia "Maggie" Taylor Long of the home; four children: Johnnie Yarborough (Angela) of Semora, Ronnie Yarborough of Roxboro, Robbie Long (Marianna) of Timberlake, and April Williams of Roxboro; two brothers: W.A. Long (Debbie) of Yanceyville and Neal Long (Crystal) of Roxboro; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 6-7:30 PM Monday, October 22, 2018 at the Theresa Baptist Church and other times at the home.

Funeral service will be 11 AM Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Theresa Baptist Church with the Dr. Larry Beaver and Rev. Herbert Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Cody Williams, Sean Long, Alex Gravitt, RJ Winstead, Jacob Yarborough, Chris Yarborough, Tracy Long, Glen Blume, and Stephen Yarborough. Honorary pallbearers will be Trent Clayton, Nick Jamison, Greg Briggs, Bobby Painter, Randy Hawkins, Steve Clayton, Ronnie Shepard, Bill Jurkiewicz, Ollie Purnell, Jimmy Ray Robertson, and the members of the Roxboro Elks Lodge.

Memorials may be made to Theresa Baptist Church, 3919 Chub Lake Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.