5/9/2019 6:25:00 PM Jerry Franklin Long March 20, 1946 - May 8, 2019
LINCOLNTON, N.C. - Jerry Franklin Long, age 73, of 1942 Rhyne Land Road in Lincolnton, died on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
His funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jaie Warlick and Chaplain Greg Hager officiating. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at the funeral home.
Jerry was born March 20, 1946, in Lincoln County to the late J.D. and Carrie Faulkenbury Long. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two sisters. Prior to his retirement, he served 18 years at Lincoln County Sheriffs Department in various roles.
He is survived by his loving companion, Joyce Elmore of Lincolnton; son, Scott Long and wife Maureen of Plantation, Fla.; daughter, Julie Haupt of Hickory; three grandchildren, Ian McMahon, Hunter Long, and Dakota Long; and special brother, Jerry Lowe of Newton.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
Warlick Funeral Home of Lincolnton, N.C. is serving the Long family.