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Charles Justin Long was born on September 2, 1943, in Kingsdown, Kansas, to Charles Long and Ardith Fudge Long. He died on March 22, 2021, at his son’s home in Coppell, Texas, surrounded by family.

He married the love of his life, Peggy Rawdon Gould, on January 13, 1984.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy; his son, Jeff Gould and wife Lisa of Coppell, Texas; his daughter, Valerie Gould Ballard and husband Donnie of Dumas, Texas; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings Charlene Moore of Plainview, Texas; Carlin Long and wife Freda of Muleshoe, Texas; Clin Long and wife Susan of Crowell, Texas; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Service will be held on April 10, 2021 at 1:30 pm in the First Street Church in Dumas.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Reach Out Honduras (www.reachouthonduras.org) or St. Jude’s (www.stjude.org).