John Lynn Long, age 85, of Fred, went on to Glory Sunday, January 10, 2016. He was born August 8, 1930 in Smackover, Arkansas. Mr. Long retired from Mobil Chemical in 1983. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 16 at North Hardin Baptist Church in Silsbee. He was preceded in death by his parents, Allen & Mable Long; wife, Patsy M. Long and eight brothers and sisters, Ouida Hogg, Leona Lotz, J.W. Oliver, Vera Fraser, Peggy Sullivan, Clara Massey, Margie Parks and Russell Long. He is survived by one son, John Mark Long of Fred, and two daughters, Tamara Smith of Colorado and Sue Moore & son in law Doonie Moore of Silsbee; three brothers, Paul Long of El Dorado, AR, Huey Long of Magnolia AR, Clarence Long of Rogers, AR; two sisters, Clarice Smith of Nederland and Marie Rogers of Port Neches; 9 grandchildren, Danielle (Justin) Gonzales, Rachelle Heihn, Joshua (Mary) Dominy, Stacey Smith, Troy Moore, Luke Moore, Koti (Matthew) Lanni, Curtis (Brittany) Moore, Ava Sunday;11 Great Grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family would like to request a donation be given to the building fund at North Hardin Baptist Church in Silsbee, TX.You can find the complete original obituary on this website.