Richard L. Long, Sr. of Eads, Tennessee, son of the late Henry Clifford and Gladys Croft Long, was born in Albertville, Alabama on May 27, 1950, and passed away at his home in Eads, Tennessee on January 1, 2018, at the age of 67 years, 7 months and 5 days.
Richard had lived most of his adult life in the Dexter area. He had worked as a rural mail carrier with the U. S. Postal Service and attended the Dexter Church of Christ.
On June 10, 1972, he was married to Evelyn Faye Sturart in Dexter, Missouri.
Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Long of Eads, Tennessee; one son, Richard Long, Jr. of Gadsden, Alabama; one daughter, Denise Adams of Eads, Tennessee; two grandchildren; one sister, Flossie Pack of Albertville, Alabama. Other relatives and many friends also survive.
Friends may call on Friday, January 5, 2018, after 10:00 a.m. until time of services at 11:00 a.m. at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter, Missouri.
Interment will be in the Dexter Cemetery in Dexter, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Childrens Homes, 5515 Walcott Rd, Paragould, AR 72450.