Funeral services for Johnny T. Long, 79, of
Mr. Long was born April 14, 1926 in
Mr. Long had a long and successful life and was very committed to his service to others. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He had a deep desire for others to learn which began his career in teaching. He graduated from
Mr. Long served on the school board for Hudson ISD, was past president of the Rotary Club, and was a past member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board. He served in many capacities at
Survivors include his wife of wife of 58 years, Barbara J. Long of Hudson; son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Debra Long of Fort Worth; son and fiancé, Thomas Long and Annemarie Marti of Valparaiso, Indiana; son and daughter-in-law, John M. and Tracy Long of Lewisville; grandchildren, Callie Long, Lauren Long, Raylan Long and Austin Long; one great-grandson; brother, Floyd Long Jr. of Lufkin; sister and brother-in-law, Geri and Charles Coats of Nacogdoches; and many nieces, nephews, and friends, whom he loved very much.
Pallbearers will be Philip Novak, Jesse Lovejoy, Jack McDaniel, Raymond Hogue, D. Gayle Martin, and George Cooper.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Parlor Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church of Lufkin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Johnny T. Long Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Hibernia Bank,
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home.