Millard Long Sr., age 81, passed away Tuesday April 2, 2013.
He was born September 29, 1931, in Starkville, to the late Kathlyn Caston and Lewis Edward Long. Mr. Long was a member of Siloam United Methodist Church. He retired from B&W with 30 years of service and was shop superintendent. He was a member of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, The Mississippi Forestry Association and was West Point Citizen of the Year for his assistance in helping bring Navistar Industries to West Point.
Funeral services are Friday April 5, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home with the Rev. Matthew McGrew and Rev. Doran Henry officiating. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery.
Visitation is from 5 - 7 p.m. today, Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Robinson Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Jeff Henry, Robert Mercier, Keith Neely, Billy Allen, Shannon Wooten, and Chris Walbington. Honorary pallbearers are employees of B&W, Olen Brock, and Jake Ammon.
He is survived by his wife Anne Long of West Point, two sons, Millard Long Jr. (Monica) of Burlington, Ky., and Lynn Long (Lori) of Houston, Texas. four grandchildren, Katelyn Long, Elizabeth Anne Long, Ryan Long, and Jake Long.
Memorials can be made to Siloam United Methodist Church, c/o Dale Randle, 7814 Siloam Rd. West Point, Ms.39773 or Palestine Cemetery Fund, c/o Jim Murry, 18515 Hwy 46, Pheba, Ms. 39755
Friends may leave condolences online at robinsonfh.net.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.