age 76, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at his home. He was born September 22, 1935 in Crystal City, Missouri the son of the late Ethel Elizabeth (nee Humphrey) and Arvie Filmore Long.
He is survived by his wife Marilyn (nee Kassen) Long, sister-in-laws Shirley A. Caby and husband Richard and Marlene Schweigert and husband Bob, brother-in-laws Jim Kassen and wife Marge, John R. Kassen and wife Nancy and Joseph D. Kassen, nieces Shelley Schweigert DeBoor and husband Jim and Janet Caby McKee and husband Grant, nephews Scott Schweigert and wife Melissa and Mark Caby and wife Beth and numerous other nieces and nephews.
He was a retired inspector from the St. Louis General Motors auto plants, a member of the Church of Our Lady in Festus and the Show-Me Car Club.
Visitation 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Friday, August 10, 2012 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. Funeral Mass 10:00 A.M. Saturday at Church of Our Lady in Festus, officiated by Fr. John Kerber. Interment in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Crystal City, Missouri. Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.