Tyrone “Tony” Gordon Long, 84, of Pulaski County, passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023. Tony was a founding member of Fairlawn Church of God and served his country in the U. S. Army. He was owner and operator of North Radford Septic Tank.
Tony was preceded in death by his parents, James Long and Mary B. Greene; stepfather, Tudor C. Greene; his loving wife, Eleanor Ann McRoberts Long; daughter, Lorna Shumate; granddaughter, Angel Creed; and sister, Mary Kate Kidd.
Survivors include his children, James “Jimmy” Long of Radford, Connie Creed (Kenny) of Blacksburg, Susan Ramsey (Greg) of Raleigh, N.C., and Dana Scott of Blacksburg; son-in-law, Ron Dellinger of Roanoke; grandchildren, Carl Powers (Tara), Brad Powers (Maureen), Jason Powers (Elizabeth), Michelle Lawrence, Jamee Thornton (Zach), Carrie Eaves, Ty Ramsey, Walker Ramsey, Joshua Scott (Denise), and Rebecca Scott; great grandchildren, Kourtney, Cody, Keegan and Luka Powers, William Whitlock, Kaitlyn Lawrence, Calli, Chloe, Kendall and Jack Thornton, and Taylor and Kaylee Lester; brother, William Greene (Betty); and many other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 at the Fairlawn Church of God. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, with Pastor Marcus Harrison officiating. Entombment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum in Dublin.
The Long family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.