Rev. Leroy “Nick” Long, 75, went to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at his home. He was born Dec. 6, 1944, in Columbus County, the son of the late Thomas Madison Long and Odie Etheridge Long.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Joe Price; and his parents.
He was the Pastor of Camp Branch Church and loved to talk Bible. Nick would take a trip to the mountains with anyone that would open the car door.
His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 25 in the Peacock Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Irvin Etheridge and Lonnie Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the Etheridge Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Shirley Ann Coleman Long; one son, Randy Leroy Long and wife, Melissa “Renee” of Whiteville; two daughters, Sheila Marie Long and husband, Glenn, of Whiteville, Lisa Gail Marshall and husband, John, of Wilmington; one brother, Jesse Elder Long and wife, Alice Faye, of Whiteville; two sisters, Shirley Marie Smith and Teresa Ann Etheridge and husband, Jeff, both of Whiteville; two grandchildren, Jonathan Mark Price, Hannah Marie Norris; five great-grandchildren, Arabella “Bella” Jade Norris, Madylynn Marshall, Lilee Jean Price, Valentina Price, Raven Marie Price.
Online condolences may be made at www.peacockfuneralhome.net.