March 23 1940 September 18 2019
Freddie Eugene Long, age 79, of Manvel, TX passed away in Pearland, TX Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Fred was born on March 23, 1940 in Johnson City, TN and is preceded in death by his parents, Clinton and Dorothy Long as well as his siblings Floyd Long, Bill Long, and Shirley Arrowood. Fred was a retired Army officer and Medevac pilot who was recognized for valor in Vietnam. He was an active member of the Dustoff Association as well as the Order of the Quiet Birdmen. Additionally, Fred was an avid golfer and proud member of the Bandits Golf Club. Fred is survived by his daughter, C. Denise Long of Manvel, TX, and two sons, Freddie E. Long II of Jonesborough, TN, and Joseph E. F. Long of Tampa, FL. Fred also leaves behind five siblings: Charlotte Hicks, Annie Long, and Charles, Leroy and Gary Long. Fred leaves behind two grandchildren, Nicole R. Long and Aidan J. Long, as well as two great-grandchildren, Erin and Elam. Finally, Fred leaves behind his beloved Hirsch-Bruno family. The graveside funeral service will be held Friday, September 27, 2019, at 1:45 P.M., in Mountain Home National Cemetery, with full military honors being accorded by members of the Tennessee Army National Guard Funeral Honors Team. Those planning to attend are to meet at the funeral home by 1:15 P.M. Friday to proceed to the cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, September, 26, 2019, from 7:00-9:00 P.M., in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.appfh.net. Appalachian Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 800 E. Watauga Ave, Johnson City, TN 37601, is serving the Long family. (423) 928-6111 To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Freddie Eugene Long please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Freddie Eugene Long March 23 1940 September 18 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Johnson City, state: Tennessee