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Gary Lynn Long

June 17, 1958 — May 20, 2017

Memorial services for Gary Lynn Long, 58, of Tulsa, were held Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Johnson Funeral Chapel in Sperry, OK. Reverend Don White officiated. Honorary casket bearers were Christopher Sandridge, Andrew Walker, Willie Walker and William Looney III.

Gary was born June 17, 1958 in Springfield, MO to William Glenn Long and Elizabeth Ann (Johnson) Walker. He passed away May 20, 2017 in Tulsa, OK.

He was a loving husband, brother, uncle, dad and papa. He was a wonderful friend who would try his hardest to help anyone. In the summer he would always take trips to go fishing with family. He loved animals, especially his dog "Fonzie." Gary had a strong love for music, and playing the guitar with such pride. You could find Gary often at a garage sale, or the Flea Market, he was a true American Picker. He had a great skill when it came to contracting and carpentry, he could make almost anything.

He is survived by his wife Twila Long, three sons; one son-in-law four daughters, three daughter-in-laws. A host of grandchildren, and one great grandson. He was the oldest of his siblings, he had four brothers and four sisters, and many friends he called family.

He was preceded in death by father William Glenn Long, mother Elizabeth Walker, step-dad Jim Walker, brother Timothy Walker, sister Debra Walker and grandson Logan Brock Looney.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations towards Gary’s funeral expenses be made to Johnson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 814, Sperry, OK 74073 or you may donate online at

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