Thursday, March 21, 2019

John Mack Long

Mr. John Mack Long, 62, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital in DeKalb, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 23rd, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jerry Lundy officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Vernon Methodist Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

John was born October 9, 1956, in Laurel, MS. He was a graduate of Louisville High School and owner of Warrior Archery Shop. John loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, motorcycles, and baseball. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Harvey Long.

He is survived by his wife, Vicky Boydstun Long of Louisville; two sons, John Adam Long and Tanner Long, both of Louisville; his mother, Libby Gordon of Louisville; two sisters, Cynthia Collier and Sherry Conn of Louisville; a brother, Howard Long of Louisville; and three grandchildren, Tristan Long, Hayden Long, and Ledi Jaimes Long, and his mother-in-law, Shelby Jean Boydstun.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.