Thomas Wayne Long, Jr

The Herald (Rock Hill) - - Obituaries -

ROCK HILL, SC - Thomas Wayne Long, Jr. ( Todd/ Tom), 51, of Rock Hill went home to be with the Lord on Mon­day, Jan­uary 7,2019 after a coura­geous bat­tle with can­cer. Todd was born on De­cem­ber 16, 1967 in Rock Hill, SC, to Linda Trou­ble­field Adams and ThomasWayne Long Sr. He was a 1986 grad­u­ate of Rock Hill High School. Todd proudly served our coun­try in the United States Navy from 1986 un­til 1992 as an Elec­tronic War­fare Sys­tems Tech­ni­cian. His duty as­sign­ments in­cluded Navy ships USS San Jac­into (CG-56) and USS Santa Bar­bara (AE-28), the lat­ter of which de­ployed in Op­er­a­tion Desert Storm in the Per­sian GulfWar. He also en­joyed vol­un­teer­ing with the Armed Forces Emer­gency Ser­vices group of the Amer­i­can Red Cross in York County. Todd loved the out­doors and had a great ap­pre­ci­a­tion for na­ture, wildlife, and beau­ti­ful sun­sets. He of­ten took pic­tures and shared them with friends and fam­ily. Those left to cher­ish his mem­ory in­clude his mother Linda Trou­ble­field Adams and Bill Ar­mour of Rock Hill, fa­ther ThomasWayne Long, Sr. and wife Katie of Cow­pens, SC, sis­ters Fleta Long Crocker and hus­band Henry of Rock Hill, Anna Long Da­manti and hus­band Dustin of Pacheco, CA, brothers Steven Long and Kevin Long, both of Cow­pens, SC, and ma­ter­nal grand­mother Cor­nelia Trou­ble­field of Rock Hill. Also sur­viv­ing are nu­mer­ous aunts, un­cles, nieces, neph­ews and ex­tended fam­ily. A me­mo­rial ser­vice will be held on Satur­day, Jan­uary 19, 2019 at 11:00 A. M in the Chapel of Bass- Cau­then Fu­neral Home with the Rev. Jerry Devin­ney of­fi­ci­at­ing. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends one hour prior to the ser­vice from 10:00-11:00 A. M. at Bass Cau­then Fu­neral Home, Rock Hill. Inurn­ment will fol­low at Rock Hill Me­mo­rial Gar­dens with mil­i­tary honors. In lieu of flow­ers, memo­ri­als may be made to Wayne T. Patrick Hos­pice House, 2275 In­dia Hook Rd., Rock Hill, SC 29732. The fam­ily wishes to thank the hos­pice staff for their spe­cial care and com­pas­sion pro­vided to Todd dur­ing his ill­ness. On­line con­do­lences may be­made to the Long fam­ily at www.bass­cares.com

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