US Army

Donald G. Long

May 3, 1943 ~ April 27, 2020 (age 76)


DONALD G. LONG, 76, of Sidney passed away at 7:15 P.M., Monday, April 27, 2020 at his home. He was born on May 3, 1943 in Marion, Ohio, the son of the late Curtis and Gladys (Cramer) Long. On July 15, 1967 Don married the former Anna Hulsmeyer who survives him.

He is also survived by daughters, Brenda (Mark) Weber of Central High, OK, Michelle (Scott) Nawman of Wapak, and Kathleen (Michael) Hart of Sidney; grandchildren, Lincoln, Cody (Brittani), Justin (Daianne), Jordyn (Chris), Caleb (Jordin), and Keoni (Leah); great-grandchildren, Zion, Liam, Ayla, Faye, Brae, Harlow, Penelope, Genevieve, and Lylah; and brother, Dean (Linda) Long of Sidney. Don was preceded in death by his brother David Long and grandson, Mikey.

Mr. Long spent 24 years serving our nation in US Army as a Forward Observer. He was ranked Sgt. 1st Class, FFC-E7. Don enjoyed spending time outdoors. Whether fishing, camping, or golfing with his fellow seniors at Shelby Oaks, he loved it all. He also loved cheering for the Cincinnati Reds and listening to country music. Don adored his family and cherished spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are in the care of Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Wilson Health Hospice in Don's memory. Memorial condolences may be expressed to the Long family at the funeral home's website,

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