Bobby Joe Long, 66, of Marshall, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at I-70 Medical Center in Sweet Springs.
At his request, he will be cremated and private family services will be held.
He was born Oct. 14, 1940, in Hickman, Ky., the son of the late Byoma Long and Addie Mae Wilson Long. In 1967, he married Gloria Jean Burks, who survives of the home. He had lived in Marshall the last 25 years and was a carpenter and sandblaster.
Additional survivors include four sons, Ricky Long, Quintin Long, Billy Hughes and Eddie Long, all of Marshall; three daughters, Tammy Gail Cote and Michelle Renee Long, both of Marshall, and Bobbie Jo Dowell of Sedalia; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one brother, Virgil Long of Benton; one sister, Carolyn Burtrum of Sikeston; one half-brother, Frank Quartermouse of Cape Girardeau; several nieces and nephews.