Larrie Jay Long, 82, of Frederick County, Virginia, passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2021, at Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Long was born in 1939, the son of the late Renetta Irene and Jay Leon Long. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was employed as an Engineer Documentation Specialist with the United States Postal Engineering Center in Merrifield, VA, retiring in 2008. He was an avid fisherman and hobbyist, who found his greatest joy in bringing happiness to others, most fondly his two grandchildren.
He married Sherry Lynne Eastridge on April 17, 1971, in Alexandria, Virginia.
Surviving with his wife, are their daughter Amie Long Erickson, her husband Stephen Erickson, and grandchildren Brady and Mia.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Barry Leon Long.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 am on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Larrie’s memory to the American Diabetes Association Memorial and Honor Program, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023.