Paul Daniel Long, 86, of Lexington, NC, departed this world on February 9, 2022.
Paul was born on March 28, 1935, in Gaston County, NC. He was the son of the late Floyd Long and Bertha. In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his brothers, Bobby, Earl, and Johnny Long, and his sisters, Caroline and Gladys.
In life, Paul worked as a supervisor for Lexington Furniture, until he retired in 1997. He married the love of his life, Virginia Mae (Brinkley) Long in July of 1956. Paul was of the Pentecostal faith and attended church at 1st Pentecostal Holiness Church Lexington. Paul enjoyed simple things in life like his family and beagle dogs.
Paul leaves behind to cherish his memory; his loving wife of 65 years, Virginia Long of Lexington, a son, Ricky Paul Long of Lexington, a daughter, Sherry Renee Register of Lexington, Grandchildren, Tammy Allen McMahan (Brett), Sherry Michelle Forrest (Allen) and Danielle Long, Great Grandchildren, Fallon Allen Smith (Matt), Preston Forrest, Bailey Forrest, Macie McMahan, Maddie McMahan, Zander McMahan, and Wyatt Lambeth, who will all miss him tremendously.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, February 14, Lexington City Cemetery beginning at 11:00 am. Pastor Gary Posey will officiate the service.
Davie Burial and Cremation of Lexington are honored to serve the family.
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