Charles Long

Charles W. “Bud” Long, 96, of Hundred,  died Friday, May 10, 2019, at his residence.
He was born April 20, 1923, at Fairmont, a son of the late Charles Rockford Long and Mima Mae Hostutler Long.
Bud was a retired coal miner having retired from the Consolidation Coal Company Blacksville #2 mine.  He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II, having served in the 34th Signal Light Construction Battalion.
Mr. Long was a member of the Oak Forest United Methodist Church near Hundred.
Surviving are his six children, H. Wayne Long, Charles W. Long, Jr., and Deborah K. Metz, all of Hundred, Beverly Lee, of Fairmont, Mendy Tennant and her husband Dan, of Fairview, and Kevin Long and his wife Pam, of Morgantown; four sisters, Darlene Wilson, of Richmond, Va., Thelma Prendergast, of Hundred, Bobbie Ann Pierce and her husband Jim, of Ripley,  and Linda Cork and her husband Dave, of Warren, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and one on the way; and a special nephew, Roger Currey.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ann Long; four sisters, Helen Currey, Margie Sapp, Frances Lowther, and Lillian “Woody” Gerard; one great-granddaughter, Shane Elizabeth Hopkins; and a special son-in-law, Terry Duane Metz.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Amedysis Hospice and all of his caregivers for always treating him with respect, concern, and kindness.
Friends may call at the Tennant Funeral Home, 2678 Hornet Highway, Hundred,  from 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m.  Sunday, May 12.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday,  with the Rev. Rose Saunders officiating.  Interment will follow in the Oak Forest Cemetery near Hundred.

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