Farming Rural 07

David Edward Long

July 21, 1969 ~ June 12, 2023 (age 53) 53 Years Old


David Edward Long of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life, Monday, June 12, 2023 in Waldron, Arkansas. David was born July 21, 1969 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to M.G. and Linda (Gibson) Long. He was 53 years old.

David grew up in and around Waldron where his roots run deep. He graduated WHS and had many extended family and friends that he stayed connected with. David dabbled in many trades but none he loved more than farming. He enjoyed anything Razorback and was an avid collector of Razorback memorabilia. But nothing compared to the love and happiness he had when surrounded by his grandchildren.

David leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of 12 years, Lisa Long of the home, his children: Asia Vongphakdy, Brittany (Lance) Justice of Waldron, Arkansas and Steven (Jessica) Vongphakdy of Rogers, Arkansas as well as his mother Linda Gibson Long. Poppi will forever remain in the hearts of his grandchildren: Kian, Ilyanna and Aliyah Vongphakdy, Kye Cicherski, Ragean Long, Owen Milligan, August Long-Evans and Leelynn Whitticker and four furbabies: Snowball, Sadie, Loki and Precious.

David was preceded in death by his dad M.G. Long Jr. and three furbabies (Chewbacca, Maggie and Jackson).

David's celebration of life will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 24, 2023 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Bro. Mark Ward officiating. Interment will follow in the Sehorn Cemetery. Arrangements and being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

David's pallbearers will be Dennis Butler, Brian Jones, Troy Taylor, Kyle Varnado, Lenny McDaniel and Harvey Stuart. Honorary pallbearers will be Clay Woodall, Bub Silvey and Keith Wright.

David's visitation will be Friday, June 23, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.


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Public Visitation
June 23, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
1879 West 6th Street, Post Office Box 358
Waldron, AR 72958

Celebration of Life
June 24, 2023

2:00 PM
1879 West 6th Street, Post Office Box 358
Waldron, AR 72958


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