Melvin L. Long, 84, of Shelbyville died Sunday, March 9, 2014 at his home.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Eva Moore Long; sister, Mary Jo Wiley and brother, Lewis Long.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ona Mae Simpson Long, Shelbyville; son, Rodney Long (Donna), Frankfort; daughter, Luneita Cotton (Brent), Louisville; grandchildren, Chris Long, Ashlee Morgan, Blake Cotton, Troy Cotton and great grandchildren, Jude Morgan and Adelaide Morgan.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the Shannon Funeral Home. Burial will be private.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus, P.O. Box 35425, Louisville, KY 40232-9892.