In memory of
Lonnie R. Long
Dec. 9, 1944 - May 13, 2018 Woodland Lonnie R. Long, passed away on May 13, surrounded by family and friends. Born Dec. 9, 1944 to Richard and Lillian Long (McDaniel). Lonnie was known as "Boogie" (mostly because of his ability to sing and play the guitar like Elvis), and "Shoestring" for his tall, thin and handsome stature. Lonnie worked as a general contractor and owned his own business, C&L Refrigeration in the Yuba Sutter area for 20+ years. He spent four years in the U.S. Navy as a crew member aboard the USS Brinkley Bass and is a Vietnam Veteran. In his retirement years he loved to fish, fish and fish. His favorite pastime was spending most of his time on the water, yes fishing. Lonnie is survived by his best friend and companion, Jeryl Mandeville of Woodland; two sons, Lonnie R. Long and Michael Long of Marysville; two daughters, Julia Noble of Yuba City, and Michelle Long of Sacramento; 14 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Lillian Long; brothers, Bobby Long and Sammy Long, and his sisters, Janice Parker and Nellie Wells. A special thank you to the Vitas Hospice in Sacramento for their loving care and support. A graveside service will be held at Sutter Cemetery on June 15, at 11 a.m., with a gathering at Faith Tabernacle Church, 760 Spiva Ave., Yuba City, following the service. There will be a "Celebration of Life" and potluck at Stingrayz Marina, 23000 Cranmore Road, Knights Landing, 95645, on June 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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