The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


April 7, 2014

Huey Long

— Huey Dale Long, 65, of Elkmont, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at Athens-Limestone Hospital. He was born Sept. 26, 1948, in Limestone County to Fagan Odell Long and Lillie Mae Dollar Long.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with David Harwell and Steve Furguson officiating. Visitation was tonight at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hester’s Chapel Cemetery at Lester.

Mr. Long was president of Tri-State Siding Company, Inc. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, who served honorably in Vietnam.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Long; daughter, Bridget Long; stepson, Lynn Ballew and wife, Suzanne; stepdaughter, Lisa Pugh and husband Robert; four brothers, Roy Wayne Long and wife, Katherine, Rocky F. Long and wife, Debbie, Lynn Long and wife, Sandi and Terry Long and wife, Amanda; sister, Patsy Kellum and husband Robert; seven grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Dennis Pressnell, Carlos Broadway Jr., Ricky Watkins, Matt Trousdale, Jim Kellum and Terry Long. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Wayne Holt, Darrel Holt, Johnny Dutton, O’Neal Martin, Tom Puryear and Ronnie Holt.

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