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Ralph Thomas Long

Ralph Thomas “Tommy” Long, Jr., 70, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Atrium Health-Northeast.

According to his wishes there will not be any services.

Tommy was born August 31, 1948 in Union County to the late, Ralph T. Long, Sr. and Hilma Newton Long. Tommy was a Vietnam veteran, serving his county in the U.S. Army. After his service in the Army he worked for many years as a truck driver. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his sisters Jackie Burnett and Pam Long.

Tommy is survived by his wife, Katie Rankin Long; son Michael Long; daughter Robin Long; step children, Paula Dennis and Johnny Gardner, grandchildren, Patrick Long and Alex Porter, great grandchildren, Grayson and Zane Long; step grandchildren, Casey Covington, Alison Howie and Clinton Gardner; step great grand children Emery and Thorne Covington; and his beloved dog Tucker.

Gordon Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant is serving the Long family. Online condolences can be made at www.gordonfuneralhome.com.

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To the family of Mr. Ralph Thomas Long: I am sorry that you have lost your family member. Yes we are broken when death occurs, but please be assured that Jehovah God is aware of your sadness which is why He will eliminate death forever. Revelation 21:3-4, Isaiah 26:19, 1st. Corinthians 15:22-26. May the promise of the resurrection comfort you during this difficult time.

E. Bennett Sep 26 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ralph Long

E. Bennett Sep 26 2018 12:00 AM

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