Henry R. Long, Jr, better known as “H”, age 93, of Mountain City, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Henry was born in Doe Valley, TN on August 2, 1925, to the late H.R. and Mary Arney Long. In addition to his parents, H Long was preceded in death by his wives Lucille Long and Lula Cummings Long, sisters Stella Long, Reba Lowe, Elsie Long, and Dot Crosswhite and his brothers Lonnie Long, Mitchell Long, Joseph Long, John Long, Hayes Long, and Edward Long, and his son Michael H. Long.
H.Long worked as a farmer, a carpenter, and retired from the Tennessee Department of Transportation. When he was not farming, he enjoyed fishing and traveling. H. Long was a member and former Deacon and Trustee of Bethany Baptist Church and Taylorsville Masonic Lodge 243 F&AM.
Survivors include his wife Lois Long and his Daugher-n-Law Mary Etta Long. Funeral services for H Long were conducted at 7 pm on Monday, November 26, 2018, in the Charlie B. Hux Memorial Chapel at Hux & Lipford Funeral Home in Mountain City, TN with Dr. Gale Hartley officiating. The family received friends from 6pm – 7pm prior to the service. Full Masonic Rites were provided by Taylorsville Masonic Lodge 243 F&AM.
Internment was in the Shoun McEwen Cemetery. At other times, the family will receive friends at 156 Butler Lane, Mt. City, TN 37683. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Children’s Bible Ministries (CBM), 111 CBM Camp Rd., Watauga, TN 37694 or to Bethany Baptist Church, 5950 Hwy 67W, Mt. City, TN 37683. Online condolences can be sent via our website: www.huxlipfordfh.com Professional services are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, 300 W. Main St. Mt. City, TN.