LONG, Lloyd – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lloyd Long on Thursday, May 21, 2020 in his 84th year at Bluewater Health – C.E.E. Site, Petrolia. Married 63 years to Ruth Long (nee Pedden). Loving father to Laurie (David) Byers and Karen (Chris) Strachan. Cherished grandfather to Christopher (Laura) Byers, Marcia (Zach) Zavitz and Calvin Strachan. Great-grandfather to Blythe Byers and Colin Zavitz. Also survived by sister-in-law Barbara (Ken) Wardell and Nancy Tomchick. Lloyd will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Dr. Nathan Taylor and the nursing staff at C.E.E. Hospital for their compassionate care. Also a special thank you to Dr. Frank Riedl for his many years of excellent care. Dad liked boating and had built two of his own. He enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening, loved cats and playing cards and having coffee with his friends at Gary and Reta’s. Later in life he enjoyed baking, especially pie and butter tarts.
A private family visitation and service will be held at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden. Interment to follow at Oil Springs Cemetery. A celebration of life at Oil Springs Legion will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation or Sarnia Humane Society (please mail cheques to the funeral home).