Bobbie L. Long

Posted 4/22/21

Bobbie L. Long

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Bobbie L. Long


CLINTON — Bobbie L. Long, 85 of Clinton, passed away at 8:07 p.m. on April 21, 2021, at his family home in Clinton.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Mausoleum Park Cemetery, Clinton, with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to The Wounded Warrior Project.

Bobbie was born on November 20, 1935 in Estancia, N.M., the son of Harry and Eliza (Dial) Long. He married Joyce C. Foster on June 29, 1953, in Ottumwa, Iowa.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce C. Long, Clinton; son, Dale Lee (Penny) Long, Clinton; and grandson, Tyler (Lynne) Long, Clinton.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Bobbie worked for The Illinois Central Railroad as a carman for almost 30 years.

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