Bobby Ray Long

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Bobby Ray Long, 74, of Holiday Island, Ark., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Brighton Ridge in Eureka Springs. He was born on March 16, 1940, in Soper, Okla., son of Richard and O.V. (Cox). On Nov. 7, 1983, he was united in marriage to Martha Coy in Eureka Springs, Ark. He joined the U.S. Army serving his country from 1962-1968. He joined the Oklahoma Army National Guard in 1977, and retired in 1995 with a rank of Sergeant First Class. He attended the Holiday Island Baptist Church.

Survivors include: his wife Martha Long, of Holiday Island, Ark.; his son, Curtis Long, of Holland; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his brother, Herman Long, of Soper, Okla. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Bobby Wayne Long, and four brothers.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.