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James E. Long
BURRILLVILLE- James E. Long 81, resident of Mapleville died October 10, 2011 at the RI Hospital.
Husband of the late Ruth (Audette) Long.
Born April 27, 1930 in Frederick MD, a son of the late Theodore & Ethel (Troxell) Long.
James worked for the RI Hospital for many years. He lived most of his life in Burrrillville. He was a 20 year Navy veteran serving in Korea and Vietnam. He was a member of the VFW Post and Chepachet Senior Citizens.
Survivors include sons, Kenneth Wilson of Providence, Richard Wilson of Cranston, Robert Wilson of Dayville CT and John Wilson of Woonsocket, daughters, Theresa Blackburn of Stockbridge GA, and Ruth Carter of Juno Alaska, 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Brothers, Ralph of N. Brookfield MA, Charles of Emmitsburg MD, Robert of Sabillasville MD and Richard Long of Columbus OH, sister, Ladean Martin of Waynesburg PA.
He was the father of the late Timothy Wilson and Rebecca Long.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10am in the Brown Funeral Home 1496 Victory Hwy. Oakland. Burial with military honors will be in Acotes Hill Cemetery in Chepachet. Calling hours will be held Monday from 4pm until 7pm.