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Charles L. Long

Monday, June 22, 2009

Charles L. Long, also known as Dick Anthony, 92, of Slater, died Friday, June 19, 2009, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater.

Cremation. Memorial graveside services with military honors will be held Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at 10 a.m. at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall, with Rev. David L. Duncan officiating. Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.

Born Sept. 23, 1916, in Miami, he was the son of the late Lacy and Lottie Marshall Long. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran of World War II and worked as a model and theatrical performer in Hollywood and Las Vegas. He returned to Slater in 2002 from Las Vegas.

He is survived by two nieces and a nephew.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Long and Marshall Long, and one sister, Louise Harris.

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