Oliver Eugene LongMayflower, AR, 1930 - 2022
Oliver Eugene Long, 92, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 24, 2022.
Oliver was born on July 21, 1930 in Mayflower, Ark., the youngest of seven boys and one girl, born to Chester and Grover Harris Long.
Oliver served as a Snow Trooper in Alaska prior to the Korean War, and as an assistance Drill Instructor during the war.
Oliver never met anyone he could not befriend. He took great pleasure in the simple things in life: family, friends, faith, and gardening, and attended Little Rock Community Church for over 50 years.
Oliver is proceeded in death by his parents, sister, six brothers, two wives, Letha Mae and Juanita; step-daughter, Betty Cain; a granddaughter, Amy Long; and step-son, Johnny McLaurin. He is survived by son, Chuck Long and wife, Lynn Long; a grandson, Chris Long, stepdaughters, Linda Henson, Laurine McLaurin, Connie Ringer and husband, Ronnie; stepson, Laurin McLaurin; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Friday, August 5, from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth, with burial following at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
Published July 31, 2022
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Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth
5800 West 12th Street, Little Rock, AR