John “Ice Man” Lee Long, 71, of Mt. Jackson, died Thursday, October 4, 2012, at his home.
He was born October 29, 1940 in Shenandoah County, son of the late Raymond Monroe and Elma Catherine Cooley Long.
He was a retired maintenance supervisor with New Market Poultry.
He was a member of the Mt. Jackson Moose Lodge #979 and Fraternal Order of Eagles in New Market.
He is survived by his wife, Violet Lantz Long whom he married August 18, 1962.
He is also survived by a devoted daughter, Dawn V. Weatherholtz and husband Buddy of Edinburg; a son, Chris Long and wife Lynn of Englewood, Colorado; a sister, Virginia “Bootsie” Johnson and husband Don of Ludowici, Georgia; two grandchildren, Jennifer Sealock and husband Robbie of Front Royal, and Nikki Long of Englewood, Colorado; three great-grandchildren, Taylor and “Lil” Robbie Sealock and Lillie Long; a sister-in-law, Richard and Juanita Coffelt of Chesterfield; a brother-in-law, Jerry and Sherry Lantz of Churchville.
Memorial services will be Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson with Wayne Sealock and Richard Coffelt officiating.
The family will receive friends at the home anytime.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to John L. Long Burial Fund, c/o Dellinger Funeral Home, P.O. Box 63, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842.