James Ernest Long, 92, of Radford, died, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at New River Valley Medical Center. He was born in Radford, Va. on June 13, 1927 to the late Glenn and Suzie Phillips Long. He was preceded in death by a sister. He is survived by his wife,(Penny) Bessie Jean Long, daughter and son-in-law, Gwyn and Tom Jones, grandchildren, Brad Hines and Will Hines, two great-grandchildren, sisters and brother-in-law, Lois and David Lancaster, Ruth Calso, sisters-in-law, Corinne Jones and husband, Jack, Joan White and husband, Dennis, brother-in-law, Robert Crawford and wife, Sally, special friends, Paul Holbrook, Larry Lawrence, Carol and Jeff Wright and their children, Bryan, Adam, Zack and Jacob. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 at 11 a.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment followed in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg. The family received friends on Thursday prior to the service at McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. SW, Blacksburg.