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Robert

Eugene

Long

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December 19, 2014

Robert Eugene (Bobby) Long, Sr., 71, of Covington, died, Friday, December 19, 2014 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born August 14, 1943, in Alleghany County, a son of the late Paul A. and Rosalie Hess Long. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Bush Long, in 2004. Mr. Long served with the Virginia National Guard for over 6 years. Bobby had retired as a Sergeant with the Covington Police Department after 31 years of service. Surviving are his daughter, Chantelle Osbourne and her husband, Bryder, of Covington; his son, Robert Eugene (Robbie) Long, Jr. and wife Tammy of Covington four grandchildren, Onyx Long, Brynel Osbourne, Skylar Long and Robert E. Long III (Tres), all of Covington; one brother, James (Jimmie) Long and his wife, Faye, of Lynchburg; his fianc , Mary Ann Tyree, of Covington ; his brother-in-law, Bill Woodson, and his wife, Debbie, and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at 1:00 PM in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Price officiating, assisted by the Rev. J. B. Broughman. Interment will follow in Alleghany Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers will be Gordy Ridgeway; Randy Gilbert; Roger Dawson and Ray Tolley and members of the Covington Police Department. Honorary pallbearer will be Keith Lockhart. The family will receive their friends Monday, December 22, 2014 from 6:00 PM until 8:30 PM at Arritt Funeral Home and other times at the home of Chantelle and Bryder Osbourne at 3017 Mallow Road, Covington, VA 24426 or to Faith Baptist Church, 311 Jackson Drive, Covington, VA 24426. Memorial donations in Mr. Long's name be made to Clowns for Christ Missions Fund, P.O. Box 970, Madison Heights, Virginia 24572. Cemetery Information Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Tuesday, December 23, 2014 01:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Monday, December 22, 2014 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Jack Williams

Feb 28, 2024

Enjoyed the services in church playing piano for 5 years rest in peace, Pastor Debbie

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Robin Bartley Simmons

Feb 27, 2024

So Shocked, Mary (Angie) we grew up together and she was always a bright spot in my life, had not talked to her for a couple months. We always had fun in whatever we were doing. Prayers for the family, she loved her family so much. Love You My Dear Friend will never forget all our good times.

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Pearl bland

Feb 27, 2024

Iam so sorry to hear of your mom's passing, she will be missed prayers the family

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Lucinda brugh

Feb 27, 2024

She was a wonderful lady she loved her children and grandchildren and great grandchildren she will be missed gone but not forgotten

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Belinda Sively Fink

Feb 24, 2024

She was loved by all who knew her. She was a wonderful person and a great prayer warrior. I will miss her and her twin from now on.They lived in a Happy House.

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Sandra Brady

Feb 24, 2024

You were a special person in many people lives you will be missed my heart aches for you and your family. I loved you Todd.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot,and great guy.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot

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Marilyn Crowder and Ken

Feb 23, 2024

I have known Todd since he was young child in pre school programs…My son Ken and Todd have been friends since they were young..Todd will be greatly missed by his Special Olympic friends and family. Rest in peace Todd.

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Patricia Tabor

Feb 23, 2024

Todd will be deeply missed by everyone that knew him. He had a smile that everyone remembers! Our deepest sympathy to all 💐

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Crystal Marsh

Feb 23, 2024

So very sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. God bless

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Judy & Phillip White

Feb 23, 2024

Our Deepest Sympathy to each of the family & friends! You are in our thoughts & prayers!
June was a Precious, Beautiful Soul!

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