Bobby Long

Bobby Long

GIBSON CITY – Bobby R. Long, 71, of Gibson City passed away at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 3, 2012) at his home in Gibson City.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday (Oct. 5, 2012) at Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City with the Rev. Stacy Landry officiating. Burial will be held at Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday before the service.

Bobby was born May 14, 1941, a son to Holbert R. and Perrie Opal (Van Hooser) Long. Bobby married Dell Kay Huxtable in 1960, and then married Mary Rohman in 1968. He is survived by three children, Veronica Long of Weldon, Tammy (James) Overocker of Urbana and Matthew (Dixie) Long of Weldon; two sisters, Beth Farney of Flanagan and Jane (Wendell) Crow of Savage, Minn; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, two sisters and an infant son. Memorials may be made to the family.