Long, David Herbert of St. Thomas, passed away on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 68th year. Loved husband of Roseanne (McEwen) Long and dear father of David Long (Tori) and Earl John McEwen (Tammy). Dear brother of Gordon Long (Mona), late Malcolm Long (Ruth), late Ellen M. Stephens ( late Ted). Loved grandfather of Jacklyn and Steven McEwen and Nevaeh and Mathu Long. Dear brother-in-law of Kevin McEwen and Leslie McEwen (Donna). Dave was born in Simcoe on May 17th, 1945, the son of the late James David and Violia C. (Mack) Long and son-in-law of the late Norm and Leslie McEwen. Dear uncle of Kari and Don Stephens and Margaret and John Banks, Patricia Stephens and Tom and Carol Stephens., who have shown Dave what love in family means. He grew up in Port Stanley and has lived in St. Thomas the past 50 years.. He joined the army at the age of 17. He worked for Presstran for 15 years until he was injured. Dave was a member of the St. Thomas Legion Branch 41 over 40 years.
No visitation or public service as requested by Dave. Cremation, with interment of ashes in Union Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.