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Rolland Thomas Long

Rolland Thomas Long, 87, of Clinton, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2024, at Norris Health and Rehab Center in Andersonville, Tennessee.

He was born in Rockwood, Tennessee, on Sept. 4, 1936, to Edith May Johnson Long and Earl Long Sr.

He loved his family and spending time with them.

Rolland gave 20 years of his life to serve our country in the U.S. Air Force. He was a sergeant and also served during the Vietnam War.

After getting out of the service, he went into real estate in Indiana. He would flip houses then sell them. Rolland was just amazed how beautiful these houses looked once he remodeled them. He was an outdoorsman and in his spare time he loved to kayak, travel, and camp.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Earl Long Jr.; and sisters, Margaret Bailey, Ruby Dunkelburger, and Martha Alameda Allen.

Rolland is survived by his wife Doris Ownby Long of Clinton, Tennessee; stepson, Erick Mack Sr. (Pamela) of Clinton, and Harold Mack Jr of Maryville, Tennessee; stepdaughter, Gwendolyn Green (Bill) of Clinton; sisters Eleanor Cates of Rockwood, and Rose Davis of Rockwood; son, Rolland T. Long Jr (Cynthia) of Utah; daughter, Rebecca Long Steward (Randy) of Texas.

He also leaves behind several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation for family and friends of Rolland will be on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., with his funeral to start at 12:30 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with the Rev. Clayton Duncan officiating.

His graveside service will follow his funeral at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Powell, Tennessee, with full military honors.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is honored to serve the family of Rolland Thomas Long.