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Elden Lavern Long: Myrtle Beach

1959 – 2023

     Elden Lavern Long of Myrtle Beach passed away on Monday, June 19, at MUSC Health Mullins Nursing Center. He was 63.

     Born Aug. 19, 1959 in Thomasville, he was the son of the late Thurmon Boyd Long, Sr. and the late Gracie Duncan Long.

     Mr. Long worked as an automotive mechanic, was of the Baptist faith, and loved NASCAR, especially Dale Earnhardt, Sr.

     Survivors include his son, Christopher Long (Vickie); five grandchildren, Landon, Chase, Leo, Gracie, and Grayson; brother, Bunk Long (Donna); five sisters, Marie Staton (Joe), Janet Blalock (Randall), Cindy Martin (Jeff), Robin Foglesonger (John), and Jackie Long.

     In addition to his parents, Mr. Long was predeceased by six siblings, Willard Long, Elvin Long, James Long, Wayne Dorman, Margie Stevens, and Jean Howard.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with Pastor Dennis Williams officiating, committal services following at Hardee Cemetery.

     Family planned to receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the services in the chapel.

     Those who wish may make memorials to American Cancer Society, 950 48th Avenue North, Suite 101, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

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