James Boyd Long

James Boyd Long, 61, of Mansfield, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014 while in the care of Mifflin Care Center.

James was born October 9, 1952 in Huntsville, Alabama. He was the son of Lizzie Ophelia Howell Long and the late Leonard Lee Long. James proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Viet Nam Era. He had worked for General Motors.

James is survived by his mother, Lizzie Long Clem of Athens, Alabama; his life-long friend, Wanda Conn; two daughters, Leslie (Ryan) Doan and Stacy (Nick) Parsons all of Ontario, Canada; three grandchildren, Aidian Parsons, Arion Parsons, and Autumn Doan; his best buddies, Julie Bocook and family, Billy Conn and family, and Jodie Conn and family; and two sisters, Marcie (Randall) Hess and family and Janice Beavers and family, all of Mansfield.

James was preceded in death by his father, Leonard Long.

Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, LTD., 1106 Park Avenue East (St. Rt. 430E), Mansfield. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with Pastor Dallas Waggle officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Windsor Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at www.wernergompf.com

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