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James W. Long

April 24, 1941 — August 9, 2020

James W. Long

James Wayne Long 79 of Greenfield formerly of Bainbridge passed from this life 8:27 pm Sunday, August 9, 2020 at Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe. He was born April 24, 1941 in Ross County the son of the late Virgil “Dub” and Esther Yoakum Long.

He is survived by his wife Kitty L. Long, her children Honey Lynne (Tom) Knisley and Cary (Kim) Hollon, 4 grandchildren Charlie and Tosha Knisley and JT and Justin Hollon, as well as 3 great grandchildren, Mady and Kenzie Gunter and Shawn Provencher, sister Linda (Roger) Wagoner, sisters-in-law, Ginger Long and Sylvia Long, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife Sandra Brown Long; his siblings Bonnie Detty, Marcella Yoakem, David Long and Everett Long.

Jim enjoyed singing, dancing, golfing, his friends, and most of all his family.

Jim was a member of the Bainbridge Lodge 196 of F&AM.

Friends may visit with Jim's family from 10-11 am Saturday, August 22, 2020 at the Bainbridge United Methodist Church with a graveside service to follow in the Bainbridge Cemetery at 11:30 am.  Face coverings and social distancing will be observed. The SMITH-MOORE-EBRIGHT FUNERAL HOME of Bainbridge is serving the family.

In leu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Alzheimer’s association in his name at

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