George Currie Long, 78, of Hubert, N.C., died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville.
Long was born in Richmond County and was the son of the late George and Narrie Russell Long.
He is also preceded in death by his wife, Doris Jean Long; and two sisters, Mamie Webb and Bessie Richardson. He served his country honorably with the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by one daughter, Joyce Player and her husband, Donnie of Hubert; two sisters, Bernice Moree of Rockwell, N.C. and Johnsie Clayton of Bandon, Fla.; four brothers, Herbert and Ottis Long both of Hamlet, Russell Long of Bryon, Ga. and Buddy Long of Rockingham; two grandchildren, Joy D. Stanley and husband, Michael of Swansboro, N.C. and Daniel W. Player of Hubert; and four great-grandchildren, Johannah, Courtney and Asher Stanley and Jayden Player.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the Richmond County Memorial Park with Eddie Russell officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made to Onslow Home Health and Hospice, 4024 Richland Hwy., Jacksonville, NC 28540.
Electronic condolences may be left for the family at www.jonesfh.org