McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK


November 16, 2013

Joseph “Joey” Long

McALESTER — Joseph “Joey” Long, 24, of McAlester, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at McAlester Regional Health Center.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date.

Funeral services are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service.

Born Aug. 30, 1989 in McAlester, he ws the son of Gene Arnold and Sharon Leigh (Lytle) Long.

He attended school in McAlester and enjoyed writing music

He was always active working with his hands on various projects including electronics and tattooing.

He enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is survived by his mother Sharon Long, of the home; Father Gene Long, of  Victorville, Calif.; son, Dacen Long, of Washington; sisters, Ashley Long, of Tulsa and Amy Long, of McAlester; aunts, Suzanne Simmons, of Tulsa, Leslie Lytle, of McAlester and Tonya Ferguson, of Calif.; uncles, Mark Jordan, of Tulsa; David Lytle, of Tulsa, Jerry Long, of McAlester, Phillip Long, of McAlester, Jeff Nave, of McAlester; grandmothers, Nancy Kelley, of Sand Springs and Glenda Long, of Victorville, Calif.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Jerry Long and David Lytle; and a cousin, Michael Long.

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