Jeffrey Brent Long

A memorial visitation for Jeffrey Brent Long, 57, Lawrence, will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

 Mr. Long died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

 He was born Apr. 2, 1953, in Topeka, the son of Jess and Patricia Keeling Long.  He graduated from Topeka West High School.

 Mr. Long worked as a corrections officer in a state prison in Iowa for 13 years.  He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting and fishing.

 Survivors include a son, Elijah Graham Long, Las Vegas; a daughter Jandi L. DeForest and husband Robert, Lawrence; three brothers, Dennis and wife Karen, and Patrick and wife Connie, both of Carbondale, and Tim and wife Linda, Topeka; and two grandsons, Spencer and Zachary DeForest.

 The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 5375 S.W. 7th St., Topeka, KS, 66606.

Messages & Condolences

From Bob Martinez...

Jandi, sorry to hear the loss of your Dad. He was a great friend when we were growing up on 16th street and around central park in Topeka. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Bob Martinez
(Linda Long’s brother)

From Thomas Frederick...

Sorry to hear of the loss of your brother, I remember so much through scouting. Our prayers are with all of you.

Tom & Cheryl Frederick

From Kathy Willis...

Spencer and Zachary,
I was so sorry to read in the newspaper that your Grandpa died. My thoughts are with you.
Mrs. Willis
(your old preschool teacher)

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