Long, Charles Calvin
Date: Thursday, January 05, 2017
Time: 4:00 - 8:00pm
Mahn Funeral Home, 900 N. Main St, DeSoto, Missouri
Date: Friday, January 06, 2017
Mahn Funeral Home DeSoto, Missouri
Peaceful Ridge Cemetery
Charles Calvin Long age 76 of DeSoto, Missouri entered into eternal rest on January 03, 2017 at Hillcrest Nursing Center in DeSoto, Missouri. Born on June 24, 1940 in Edwardsville, Illinois to his late parents Francis and Bessie Ann (Crook) Long.
He was a retired Machinist for Ameren and a veteran for the Air Force Reserves where he was a Aircraft Mechanic. He loved gardening, raising 500 tomato plants and selling them from his home. He also enjoyed woodworking and working on cars.Took pleasure in taking his wife to the casino boat and spending time with family and friends.
Survived by his wife Joyce (Harley) Long of DeSoto, Missouri; son Gary (Elizabeth) Long of O'Fallon, Missouri; daughters Sherri (Rick) Nance of Cadet, Missouri and Lori (Andy) Dohack of DeSoto, Missouri; sisters Ruby Busche Waterloo, Illinois and Betty (Bill) Mokriakow of Waterloo, Illinois; grandchildren Daniel Long, Faith Nance, Joshua Nance and Daphne Ann Dohack.
Preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law Clyde Busche.