Charles Thomas Long, Sr. Profile Photo

Charles Thomas Long, Sr.

October 15, 1940 — February 7, 2024

Kernersville Chapel

Charles Thomas Long, Sr.

Mr. Charles Thomas Long, Sr., 83. passed away Wednesday. February 7, 2024, at his residence. He was born October 15, 1940, in Colfax, the son of Clarence and Lela Doss Long. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he served two tours in Thailand in 1965 and 1967 and a tour in Turkey in 1964 during the Cold War. He retired from AMP, Inc. in 1998 after 25 years of service and had previously worked at Gilbarco for 6 years. He continued to work at AMP, Inc after his retirement. Charles enjoyed doing research on history and genealogy. He tracked his family back to the 1740’s and earlier. Charles was also a member of the 27th Guilford Greys, Sons of Confederate Veterans. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his two sons, Charles Thomas Long, Jr. of Liberty and Brian Long (Dana) of Reidsville; three sisters, Lucille Cox of Summerfield, Phyllis Sutton (Donald) of Belmont and Mary Mobley (Byron) of Richmond, VA.; four brothers, Clarence Long, Jr. of Colfax, James Long (Linda) of Summerfield, Robert Long (Cathy) of Greensboro and Larry Long (June) of Burlington; a granddaughter, Riley of Reidsville; a grandson, Dylan Long of Reidsville; a longtime companion, Brenda Anderson and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm Saturday, February 10, 2024, at Smith Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Bruce Freeman officiating. Burial will follow in Sandy Ridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral at the church. The family wishes to thank the staff of both AuthoraCare Hospice and the Veterans Administration Medical staff in Salisbury for their loving care. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to AuthoraCare Hospice, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405. Hayworth-Miller Kernersville Chapel is assisting the family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Charles Thomas Long, Sr., please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, February 10, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Grove Baptist Church

2707 Sandy Ridge Rd, Colfax, NC 27235

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Grove Baptist Church

2707 Sandy Ridge Rd, Colfax, NC 27235

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1139

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree