Benson Albert Long
Benson Albert Long
  • June 18, 1954 - February 18, 2017
  • Carrollton, Ohio

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Benson A. Long, age 62, of Carrollton, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 18, 2017.

He was born June 18, 1954 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Robert and P. Elaine (Wigle) Long. Ben was a graduate of Jackson High School, Class of 1972, and earned a Bachelor's Degree from Bowling Green University in 1976. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1994, and was a member of VFW Post #3301 in Carrollton.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Cheryl Long; son, Eric Morris; granddaughter, Ember I. Morris; sisters, Laura Sibila of Canton, and Corrine Schwaner of Brunswick; and brother, Ron Long of Canton.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday in the Karlo-Libby Funeral Home. Interment will be in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 6-8pm on Wednesday at the funeral home.