Jon Michael ‘Mike’ Long, 56, of Deland, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday (July 10, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Mike was born Jan. 24, 1962 in Clinton, the son of John Wayne and Deborah (Freeman) Long.
Mike is survived by his son, Jon Robert Long, Deland; daughter, Alissa Long, Monticello; grandchildren, Jaxen and Matthew Gudenrath; brothers, Barry Long (Kathy), Bethany; Eric Allec (Ashlie), Lancaster, Calif.; sisters, Karen (Long) Oram, Monticello, and Marlene Long, Purvis, Miss.; mother, Deborah Allec, Hattiesburg, Miss.; Jerry Allec, Las Vegas, Nev.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and niece, Sabrina Long.
Mike was a sheet metal worker for Union Local 218 and worked at the University of Illinois. He was a member of the Deland Sons of American Legion, Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 218, and the American Rabbit Hound Association.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello, where his funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Interment will be in Ingram Cemetery, White Heath.
Memorial donations may be made to the Deland American Legion Post.
Condolences may be sent to the family at

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