David Webster Long

Birth Date: 
Wednesday, September 19, 1934
Date of Passing: 
Friday, January 17, 2020

WOOSTER – David Webster Long, 85 of Wooster passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020 at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare in Wooster.

He was born September 19, 1934 in Mt. Gilead where he grew up on a farm, the son of Grover and Alice Barton Long.  He married Patricia Mae “Pat” Barnes on June 16, 1965.  She survives.

David graduated from Upper Sandusky High School and from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and a Master’s Degree in Plant Pathology and a P.H.D. in Physiology and was a Scientist at the OARDC in the Poultry Dept. for over 40 years.

He was a member of the Wooster United Methodist Church where he was very active and was a member of the Pathfinder’s Sunday school class.  He was also a member of GNAT Boxers square dancing club, Wooster Hobo Camping Club and enjoyed gardening. 

Surviving in addition to his wife, Pat is a son David Michael (Sharon) Long of Seville.

There will be no calling hours and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of the staff at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare and the Right at Home staff especially Melissa and Denise for their passionate care of David.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions: 

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691.

Visitation: 

No calling hours

Service: 

Memorial service at a later date

Condolences

Dear Pat and family. Wayne and I are so sorry for your loss. Dave was a fine person, so kind and conscientious, appreciated as a friend an colleague. May he rest in peace.

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