George ‘Red’ DeLong

George Adrian “Red” DeLong, 69, of the Lubeck Community, passed away May 4, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center’s emergency room.

He was born March 31, 1945, in Norfolk, Va., a son of the late Cecil George and Ernestine Lorraine Smith DeLong.

Red was of the Baptist Faith and had retired from Sheet Metal Workers Local 33. He was a member of Mt. Olivet Masonic Lodge 3 and the Nemesis Shrine. He was an avid Parkersburg South High School athletic fan. He loved and enjoyed his grandchildren.

Surviving is his wife, Gloria Ann Taylor DeLong; his son, Christopher Todd (Paula) DeLong of Washington, W.Va.; two grandchildren, Dakota Lee DeLong and Hunter Christopher DeLong; and one sister, Janie Lorraine (James) Wharton of Little Hocking.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Kimes Funeral Home, 521 Fifth St., Parkersburg. Pastor Don Yeager will officiate and burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens with Masonic Gravesite Rites. The visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday and an hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

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