Paul Michael Long, 64, Reelsville, passed away July 19, 2008, at his residence following a battle with lung cancer.
He was born July 4, 1944, in Springfield, Ill., as the son of Paul and Annabelle (Jackson) Long.
Over the years, he worked as an equipment operator through the Union Local No. 841. Paul enjoyed hunting and spending time outdoors. He enjoyed cooking for large gatherings, especially for the Fourth of July.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Long and Annabelle Estes.
He is survived by his children Mike Long, Darin Long and wife Christine, Melissa Kline and husband Billy, grandchildren Corbin Long, Evan Long, Allie Long, Nathan Long, Drew Long, Tommy Kline, Devon Kline and Shelby Kline, brother David Long and wife Connie, and sister Belinda Long, and other extended family members.
At the request of the deceased, cremation is scheduled. French Funeral Home was entrusted with his care.
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