Daniel Robert Long, 69
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Daniel Robert Long, 69 of Hayesville/Perrysville, passed away the morning of June 13, 2019 in
his home, in the company of his wife and family, following a 3.5 year battle with Glioblastoma.
He was born in Wooster, Ohio on March 29, 1950 to the late Robert and Marie (Fix) Long and
was affectionately known as “Doc” to his family.
Dan graduated from Smithville High School, Class of 1968.
He was employed by Rubbermaid for 30 years where he worked as a Process Engineer in the
Research and Development Division. Retiring in 1998.
Dan married the former, Cindy Victory Kimball on January 15, 1997.
He and his wife Cindy established Southside Kennels, LLC in Perrysville. Together they trained
and campaigned horseback field trial dogs, show dogs and enjoyed their Tennessee Walking
His greatest passions were his field trial dogs and hunting. Dan enjoyed gun sports and archery
and was a great outdoorsman.
Dan is survived by his wife of 22 years, Cindy Long of Perrysville; one daughter, Amanda Long
of Cleveland; three sons, Troy Long of California; Aaron (Chris) Long of Smithville, and Trent
Kimball of Fort Worth, Texas; grandchildren, Jarod, Samantha, Remi and Ryker Long; and five
sisters, Gloria Reichel, Carole Koehler, Linda Keillor, Cynthia Fisher, and Debora Luke.
In addition to his parents, Dan is preceded in death by one brother Roger Long.
Visitation will be held on Monday, June 17 from 5 pm to 7 pm in the Denbow-Gasche Funeral
Home. The funeral will be Tuesday, June 18, at 11 am and immediately followed by a luncheon in the Legacy Room also in the Denbow Gasche Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research
Institute in support of the Neuro-Oncology Novel Therapies and Research Fund – 314420. Please make checks payable to: OSU Foundation. In the memo area on your check or on a separate piece of paper, please write: Neuro-Oncology Novel Therapies and Research Fund - 314420 IMO Daniel Long Please send checks to: James Development 660 Ackerman Rd, 6th Floor PO Box 183112 Columbus, OH 43218-3112
Online condolence may be shared on the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com.
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.