James Leo Long

Monday, January 30, 2006

JAMES LEO LONG, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born July 1, 1927, in Detroit, Mich., a son of Joseph Aloysius and Mary Myrtle (Ryan) Long. He died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006, in Eureka Springs, at the age of 78.

Mr. Long was an office manager for Southern California Edison Electric Company. He and his wife were avid collectors of antiques. Mr. Long was a veteran, having served with the United States Navy during World War II.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Tom Heisler of Sonoma, Calif.; and several very close friends.

On Sept. 9, 1966, he was united in marriage with Anita Ruth (Bieberdorf) Long who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation arrangements were by Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Good Shepherd Humane Society. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.