In Memory

Ned Long - Class Of 1939

 Ned S. Long, 81, of Flora, died at 9:15 a.m. on June 10, 2003, in St. Elizabeth Medical Center, where he had been a patient since June 5.
  Born in Carroll County on Aug. 29, 1921, he was the son of Ross and Opal Montgomery Long.  He married Lucille "Lucy" Townsend in Hagerstown on Feb. 1, 1947, and she survives.
  Mr. Long was a 1939 graduate of Delphi High School and attended Indiana University in Indianapolis and Louisiana State University, where he studied business.
  He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he served in the infantry in the European Theater and fought in the Battle of the Bulge.  He was a lieutenant when he was discharged from the army.
  Mr. Long worked for Sears in Indianapolis for 10 years, sold Harvestore Silo Agricultural Systems in Silver Lake for eight years before moving to Madison Township, where he farmed.
  He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Delphi, American Legion Post #75, Indiana Cattleman's Association, Delphi Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite.  He was an avid reader, and enjoyed Indiana University basketball.
  Surviving with his wife are two daughters, Dr. Pat Hendershot of Indianapolis and Linda McNees of Naperville, Ill., two sons, Jeff Long of Fayetteville, N.C. and Stan F. Long of Delphi; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
  One sister is deceased.
  Services were June 14 at Abbott Funeral Home, with burial at Zion Cemetery in rural Carroll County.
  Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Delphi.
Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, June 18, 2003