William John D. Long

Anderson, SC — William John D. Long, 85, husband of Gail Marie Roach Long, of 511 Creswell Avenue, Anderson, SC, 29621, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at Rainey Hospice House.


A native of Tamassee, SC, Mr. Long was the son of the late Lewin Lewis and Pearl Nichols Long. He was a retired reflexologist. Mr. Long was a veteran of the Army National Guard. He was the Past President of the Oconee County Mental Health Association and Past President of the Walhalla Jaycees. Mr. Long was a life member of the National and International Association of Probate Judges and Past President of the South Carolina Probate Judge Association. He was a member of Boulevard Baptist Church.


In addition to his wife, Mr. Long is survived by his sons: John Roger Long, Tony William Long (Mook) and Jason Daniel Long; daughter: Pamela Jean Long McCall (Stan); grandchildren: Jon-Christopher Thompson, James William Long, Rebekah McCall Cobb (Bry), Hannah Faith Long, Esther Grace Long, Bethany Joy Long, Kaylee Marie Long and Kinsley Elizabeth Long; and great-grandchildren: Malachi William Long, Micha James Long, Isaak Ray Cobb, Terry Hayne Cobb and Maryn Jean Cobb.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Long was preceded in death by his brother: Alvin Claude Long.


All services will be private.

Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Boulevard Baptist Church, 700 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621.


The family is at their respective homes.