Phillip Ray Long, 60 of Rock Hill, SC passed away Thursday February 7, 2019.
Phillip Ray “PR” Long, 60 of Rock Hill, SC passed away Thursday February 7, 2019. Funeral service will be held at 2:00PM Wednesday at Rogers Pickard Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Long was born in Lee County, NC to the late Joseph Ray Long and Evelyn McLawhorn Long. PR was a veteran serving in the Navy as a Machinist Mate 1st Class. Mr. Long was employed with Estes Trucking in North Carolina, he was an avid golfer, loved the Carolina Panthers, the Tar Heels, Nascar Racing, considered the life of the party, dancing around (known by many as ‘American Legend’) and the family knew him as the Grill Master.
The family will receive friends Wednesday at Rogers Pickard Funeral Home from 1-2 PM prior to the service.
Mr. Long ‘PR’ is survived by his wife Cynthia Ivey Long; his son Donald Ray Long (Elizabeth) of Broadway and daughter Michelle Cleary (Jeremy) of Sanford grandchildren; Harrison Ray Long, Hudson Grant Long, Mary Elizabeth Cleary and Kevin Nicholas Cleary; sisters; Peggy Makepeace of Seven Lakes, Patsy Todd (Jerry) of Memphis, Tennessee, Paula Sue Odagaki of Canada; and a brother Paul Long of Florida.