David Long, 50

David Leroy Long, 50, of rural Wabash, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, at his home. 

He was born on June 27, 1971, in Wabash, to Richard J. and Shirley Ann (Smith) Long.

David was a graduate of Southwood High School. He worked at Continental Structural P. in Huntington. He was a member of the National Rifle Association. David enjoyed harvesting many varieties of garlic, and playing computer games.

He is survived by his mother, Shirley Ann Long of Wabash; sister, Marcie (George) Thurston of Peru; brother, Raymond (Edwin) Smith of Belvidere, Ill.; nieces, Mistie (Wes) Ehl and Tabitha Thurston, and nephew, Eric (Kayla) Thurston, all of Peru. 

He was preceded in death by father, Richard J. Long.

Family will receive friends from 2-3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. Inurnment will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash at a later date

Preferred memorial is the charity of the donor's choice.

The memorial guest book for David may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Nov 12