James Daniel “J.D.” Long Sr., age 85 years of Columbia, KY passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at 5:04 PM at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY. J.D. was born June 15, 1932 in Green County, KY the son of the late Ira Elmer and Sarah Elizabeth Curry Long.
In addition to his parent he was preceded in death by one son; Donald Joe Long: two brothers; William Ernest Long and John “Bobby” Long: and one sister; Georgia Mae Pittman.
He is survived by his wife Lucy Richard Long of Columbia, KY
Jim Long and his wife Susan of Winter Springs, FL
Ricky Long and his wife Cecelia of Orlando, FL
Thomas Douglas Long and his wife Brandy of Columbia, KY
Lula Ann Turpin and her husband Kevin of Indianapolis, IN
Mae Murphy and her husband James of Columbia, KY
Mary Elizabeth Long of Columbia, KY
Charles Ray Long of Indianapolis, IN
Marie Bahr of Indianapolis, IN
Several Grandchildren, Great-grandchildren & Great-great grandchildren survive
Also, several nieces, nephews, a host of other relatives & friends survive.
J.D. was a truck driver and retired from Ryder Trucking Company. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Hill & Valley Saddle Club; he also enjoyed riding horses and fishing.
Funeral service will be Friday, July 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Clergy officiating will be Bro. Rick Shelton
Interment is at Haven Hill Cemetery with Full Military Honors by the Local VFW Post 6097
Visitation will be Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 4:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements
Pallbearers: James Murphy, Dillan Long, Logan Clark, Jessie Wayne Coomer,
Kevin Turpin & Brandon Turpin