Jim C. Long

July 24, 1933 ~ April 7, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Jim Long Obituary

Jim C. Long, 89 of West Salem passed away Friday April 7, 2023 after a prolonged illness.

He was born in Alton, West Virginia the son of Thomas Earl and Delma Wyatt Long.

Jim was a 1951 graduate of Glenmont High School and a U.S. Army Veteran. He enjoyed being in the

country as an Ohio State Park Manager and also lived many years in Ashland County, having worked

as Chief of Security at Ashland University and U-Brand Corporation while owning J&L Locksmith.

Jim enjoyed woodworking, bowling, music and retirement community camaraderie in

extensive golfing, while snowbirding twenty years in Lady Lake and Leesburg, Florida. Most recently

he enjoyed living in Cinnamon Lake.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Brady Long, to whom he was married March 20, 1954, a daughter,

Cynthia Griffith of West Salem, 3 grandchildren, Ezra (Melissa) Amend, Eliza (Thomas) Jenkins and

Gabriel (Nikki) Griffith, many loving great grandchildren, a brother, Thomas E. Long and two sisters,

Linda L. Zwally and Cinda S. Long.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Jerry Long and three sisters, Betty Emmons, Luretta

Boeshart and Vernita Mellor.

Services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday April 12, 2023 at Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville.

Burial will be in Jeromesville Cemetery.

Friends may call 1 hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association 1575

Corporate Woods Parkway Suite 150 Uniontown, OH 44685.

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April 12, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Fickes Funeral Home
84 North High Street
Jeromesville, OH 44840

Funeral Service
April 12, 2023

1:00 PM
Fickes Funeral Home
84 North High Street
Jeromesville, OH 44840


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