William Stanley Long

William Stanley Long June 2, 1931-February 25, 2017

William Stanley Long, loving son of the late Lena Marolf Long and Charles Christopher Long. William was born on June 2, 1931.  A native of French Camp, he passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at his home.  Mr. Long was 85 years old.

William attended French Camp Elementary School and Manteca High School.  During his life, he worked on the family farm with his brother, Henry.  Mr. Long was proud to serve in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Korean War.  Following his service, William rejoined his brother and they worked together growing a successful farming operation, Long Brothers' Farm.  His favorite hobbies were fishing, hunting, and golfing with friends and family.  He also enjoyed membership and activities with the Native Sons and Bersaglieri Clubs.

Mr. Long leaves behind his beloved wife Irene, to whom he was devoted to for 59 years.  He is also survived by his older brother, Henry Long, his daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Richard Nassano, and his cherished grandson, Evan.


A visitation for family and friends will be held Friday, March 3, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Cherokee Funeral Home, 831 Industrial Way, Lodi, CA 95240.

Private committal.