William L. Long, 82, of Pontiac, passed away at 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2017, at his residence.
Cremation rites will be accorded and no services are planned. Calvert & Martin Funeral Home in Pontiac has charge of arrangements.
William was born April 17, 1935, in Fonda, Iowa, a son of James and Roberta (Perry) Long. He married Roxanne Sullivan on Jan. 25, 1963. She preceded him in death in 1987. He later married Shirley Peters on March 29, 1988. She survives.
Also surviving is one son, James “Buddy” Long of Chenoa; one brother, Ronald Long of Oklahoma; and two sisters, Pamela Keeling of Oregon, and Denise Wiese of Washington.
He was also preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Barbara Long.
William was educated in the Cherokee, Iowa school system. He had worked at Pontiac Office Supply, Johnson Press and was a telecommunicator for the Illinois State Police, retiring after 25 years of service.
Memorials may be left to his family.
Online condolences may be left at www.calvertmemorial.com.