Cecil A. Long, 82, of North Canton, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. He was born on May 19, 1937 in Uhrichsville, OH to the late Everett and Hazel Long. Cecil was a graduate of Uhrichsville High School and Bob Jones University. He was a partner with Mestel, Long and Schrade CPA's for over 50 years. He was a long time member of Canton Baptist Temple and served as treasurer for many years. He served on the original board of Heritage Christian School.
Cecil is survived by his wife Lana; daughters, Laura (Dave) Grella and Leah (Rich) Reese; grandchildren, Heidi (James) Godar of Columbus and Jonathan (April) Grella of Jackson, MI; great grandchildren, Liam and Joel Godar and Amiyah Grella; sister Janice Cunningham.
He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law Wilbur Cunningham.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 12:00pm at the Canton Baptist Temple in the Henniger Chapel, with the Rev. Delaney Young and the Rev. Jake Tovissi officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service on Saturday, from 10:00am-12:00pm at the church.
Cecil was a kind, generous Christian man with a wonderful spirit that made him loved by all. His family, friends, church, caregivers and co-workers.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to a charity of your choice. The Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel is handling arrangements.
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