John Leeodis Long
November 27, 1928  -  March 19, 2019

John Leeodis Long


Graveside Service
Westlawn Memorial Park
8745 Hwy 136 S - 6 Miles West of Borger
Borger, TX  79007
Saturday, March 23, 2019
11 am
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Westlawn Memorial Park
8745 Hwy 136 - 6 Miles West of Borger
Borger, TX  79007
Map & Directions  Map & Directions

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
322 N. Lauderdale
Memphis, TN  38105

John Leeodis Long, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Graveside services will be held 11 am on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Westlawn Memorial Park. Services are entrusted to Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. In lieu of flowers his memory may be honored with a gift to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 322 N. Lauderdale, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105.

John was born November 27, 1928 in Vernon, Texas to E.C. Long and Eva Brock Long and was raised in Oklaunion, Texas. He graduated in 1946 from Oklaunion High School. He met his true love, Dorothy Joan Keene, in August 1947. They married on January 1, 1948. He worked for JC Penny, Montgomery Wards and Buick Pontiac. John had his own business and helped his brother Dub with a used items store.

He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cindy Long Hall; grandson, Richard Lee Long; brother, Grady Long; and sisters, Gracie Sanders, Opal Hibbens, Thelma Conner and Alta Rawle.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 71 years, Dorothy Joan Long of Borger; sons, Danny Long and wife Teresa of Borger, James Long and wife Robyn of Amarillo; brother, G.W. Long of Borger; 11 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren.

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  1. Brenda Swarts
    Arlington, TX

    So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  2. Freddie & Joyce Conner
    Vernon, TX

    So very sorry for your loss. Love and prayers to all the family. Freddie & Joyce

  3. LarryD Reed
    Borger, TX

    Jimmie and I want to send our deepest sympathy for the loss of John!
    John was definitely one of the good guys and will definitely be missed! Sincerely with love, Jimmie and LarryD Reed

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