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David Long

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Avenue, Jackson, OH 45640

(p) 740-286-2010 (f) 740-286-5640

David Long, age 72, of Jackson, Ohio passed away at his home on Tuesday, November 15th, 2022, following a four-year battle with cancer.

Mr. Long grew up in Parkersburg, West Virginia. He spent his career as a high school teacher and administrator including 12 years at Red Bird Mission in Kentucky. He also served in the USMC Reserves. Additionally, he was a volunteer firefighter, EMT, and paramedic.

After moving to Jackson in 2012, Mr. Long became active with the Davis Singers and the Apple City Players. In addition, he worked at Jackson Area Ministries as the gardening coordinator and in other capacities as needed.

Mr. Long is survived by his wife, Judy with whom he celebrated 50 years of marriage this June. Other survivors are his sons, Trevor (Kimberly) of Naples, Florida and Henry (Kathryn) of Columbus, Ohio as well as seven grandchildren.

A memorial service for Mr. Long was held on Friday, November 18th, 2022, at First Baptist Church with Pastor Seth Fallon officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be sent to: Jackson Area Ministries, P.O.Box 603, Jackson, OH 45640. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Online condolences may be sent to


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