Charles Winferd Long, 71, Greencastle, died Monday.
Born in Coatesville, he was the son of William and Macie Lane Long. He was a U.S. Airforce veteran and later was a mechanic instructor at Greencastle Vocational School, Putnam County Area Vocational School and Indiana Youth Center in Plainfield, retiring in 1995.
He was a member of American Legion Post No. 58, Greencastle.
Survivors include children, Faith Long-Knott and husband Mike, Avon, Carla Hamilton and husband Thomas, Greencastle, and Charles “Mike” Long, Greencastle; a brother, Russell “Pete” Long and wife Doris, Greencastle; six grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and two step great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Kay Long; his parents, four brothers and two sisters.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home. Inurnment will be private at Forest Hill Cemetery with military honors.
Memorials may be made to Away Home Shelter or the Indiana Burn Camp. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org