Terry L. Long, 70, of Taylorville, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL. He was born July 5, 1944 in Taylorville, IL. The Son of Clarence and Alice (Garrett) Long. He married Sheila Booker on May 23, 1986 at Kincaid Baptist Church in Kincaid, IL.  and she later preceded him in death on September 30, 2012. He was a retired coal miner and he had also worked for Bob Ridings in Taylorville. He was a member of the VFW Post #4495 in Taylorville and also the American Legion Post # 73 in Taylorville. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
He is survived by his Son: Jason (Marsha) Long of Stonington, IL; Daughters: Melinda (A.J.) McKinney of Taylorville, IL; Step-Daughter: Tamie (Walter) Martin of Kincaid, IL; Grandchildren: Kyler, Millenia, Keeley and Jaron Mink all of Taylorville, IL; Sheryce, Quentin and Erin Long all of Stonington, IL; Dusten, Codey, Joshua and Jeremy Martin all of Kincaid, IL; Several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife Sheila, Bob Long, William “Billy” Long.  
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 2, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Chad Foster officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will be held Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
Memorials may be made to the Wishes of the family C/O Sutton Memorial Home, 327 N. Clay St. Taylorville, IL 62568
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
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