WILLIAM J. LONG
William J. Long, 81, of the Illinois Veteran's Home in Quincy, formerly of Roselle, Illinois, died at 10:15 a.m. Sunday (December 14, 2014) in Quincy at the Illinois Veteran's Home.
Born March 8, 1933, William was the son of Ralph C. and I. Faye Bockwitz Long.
Mr. Long was stationed in Japan with the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
William was a member of the Ft. Dodge, Iowa, American Legion Post 130 and was an avid reader and history buff.
Survivors include a son, Dan Long (Brandi) of Palmyra, VA; and three grandchildren, Brennan Long, Sophie Long and William Long.
Mr. Long was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Meredith Long; and a son, Adam Long.
Cremation has been accorded to Mr. Long. Private inurnment will be in the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois.
Memorials may be made to Fisher House Foundation, Inc., 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420 Rockville, MD 20850