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Charles Long


Charles Long, age 72, of Dublin, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 16, 2015.

Charles retired from the U.S. Post Office as a mail carrier and was an Air Force veteran.

He was a devoted member of the Hilliard Church of Christ and ministered at the Laurel’s Nursing Home in Hilliard. He was a graduate of Circleville Bible College with an associate’s degree.

He was preceded in death by parents; brother, Tom; and grandson, Nicholas Purnell.

He is survived by loving wife of 48 years, Barb; daughter, Linda Purnell; granddaughter, Amanda Purnell; great grandsons, Caleb and Cameron; brothers, Ben and Bob Long; sisters, Sue Slimm and Betty Ann Long; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at Hilliard Church of Christ, 4300 Avery Rd., Hilliard, where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. Family will also receive friends an hour prior time of service. Interment will be in Forest Cemetery, Circleville, with Danny Vanscoy officiating.

Please send flowers to the church.

Visit www.tiddfuneralservice.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal