Information for LeRoy Eddie Long

9 April, 1913 2 August, 1995

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

August, 1995
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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LeRoy Long

    LeRoy Long, 82, of Nampa, died Wednesday, August 2, 1995, at a Boise hospital.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 4, at First Baptist Church in Caldwell with Rev. Rick Shaw officiating.  Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.  Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    LeRoy Long was born on a farm near Bowdon, North Dakota, to Henry R. and Eunice Long on April 9, 1913.  After completing high school at Heaton, North Dakota, he attended 2 years at the State School of Science at Wahpeton, North Dakota.
    He worked on the Fort Peck Dam project on the Missouri River; and for the Civil Service on Air Force bases at Tacoma, Auburn, Spokane, and Moses Lake, all in Washington.  LeRoy also served several both paid and unpaid positions for churches where he held membership.  He always considered his calling to serve the Lord the most important responsibility of his life.
    LeRoy married Gloria Ann Wilmott from Rosbud, Montana.  Their son, who died in infancy, and their three daughters were born to this union.
    In 1971, several years after his divorce from Gloria, LeRoy married Carol McDaniel, living with her in both Nampa and Mount Vernon, Washington.
    He is survived by his wife, Carol of Nampa; 3 daughters Joan Hay, Billings, Montana, Phyllis Vidin, Wilsonville, Oregon, Leanne Wilson, Prince George, B.C.; two stepchildren, Bill McDaniel, Nampa, and Edie Boyd, Nampa; two brothers, Kenneth Long, Bowdon, North Dakota, Lewis Long, Cape Coral, Florida; one sister, Nampa, Idaho; twelve grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his infant son, Gordon; a brother, Arthur; his parents; 2 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m.


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