DELAND -- Jon Michael ‘Mike' Long, 56, of Deland, passed away at 6:30 a.m., July 10, 2018 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.
Mike was born January 24, 1962 in Clinton, IL the son of John Wayne and Deborah (Freeman) Long.
Mike is survived by his son, Jon Robert Long of Deland; daughter, Alissa Long of Monticello; grandchildren, Jaxen and Matthew Gudenrath; brothers, Barry Long (Kathy) of Bethany, IL, Eric Allec (Ashlie) of Lancaster, CA; sisters, Karen (Long) Oram of Monticello, Marlene Long of Purvis, MS; mother, Deborah Allec of Hattisburg, MS; Jerry Allec of Las Vegas, NV; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and niece Sabrina Long.
Mike was a sheet metal worker for Union Local #218 and worked at the University of Illinois. He was a member of the Deland Sons of American Legion, Sheet Metal Workers Union Local #218, and the American Rabbit Hound Association.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, July 16, 2018 at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home. Interment will be in Ingram Cemetery, White Heath. Memorial donations may be made to the Deland American Legion Post.Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mackey-wrightfuneralhome.com