|James E. Long|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Tuesday, 27 August 2013 10:13|
James E. Long, age 66, of Liberty Center, OH, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 25, 2013.
He retired from Campbell's Soup, Napoleon. in 2003, and later owned and operated Long's Catering with his wife, Terry, for four years.
He was a member of the S.A.L. of the Delta American Legion Post # 373 for the past 2 years and helped cater all of their events.
Born on May 7, 1947 in Weston, OH to Clair and Lillian Long, he was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Chuck Long.
He married Terry Zinn on July 15, 2000. He is survived by his wife: Terry Long of Liberty Center; daughters: Sandra (Steve) Davis, Christine Hanson; sons: James (Kara) Long Jr., Jason Long; six grandchildren; brothers: Robert (Evelyn) Long, Paul (Connie) Long, all of Napoleon; stepson: Thomas Zinn of Toledo; stepdaughter: Traci Zinn (Eric) Schultz, of Defiance and three stepgrandchildren.
As a chef, his favorite activities were cooking for and being around family and friends. Among his many hobbies, Jim could always be counted on for help with construction / D.I.Y. projects and spent much of his free time gardening, landscaping and hunting with his dog Maxx.
On Jim's behalf, our family wished to extend a very warm thank you to his friends, and the Delta Legion and Auxiliary for your love and much support throughout this trying time.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or the donor's choice.
Friends and family will be received at Wright-Habegger Funeral Home, 302 E. Maple St., Liberty Center, OH on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 2 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., with a S.A.L. service at 7 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, August 29, 2013 also at Wright-Habegger Funeral Home at 11 a.m.
Online condolences, as well as fond memories, may be shared at www.habeggerfh.com.
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