A celebration of life for Carl Elmer Long, 78, a Carson City resident since 1997, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Building. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Lone Mountain Cemetery.
Mr. Long died April 7, 2006. He was born Oct. 11, 1927, in Donald, Ore., to William and Frances Long.
He married Ramona Long in 1948.
Before moving to Carson City, he lived in San Diego; Walnut Creek, Calif.; Concord, Calif.; Antioch, Calif.; Beaverton, Ore.; Eugene, Ore.; and Springfield, Ore.
He worked for Walnut Creek School District in California before retiring. He later worked at five national parks and was a tour bus driver for Yellowstone National Park.
He served in the Navy in 1946 and was stationed in San Diego, Calif.
He belonged to the American Legion High Desert Post 56 in Carson City, and the Carson City, Dayton and Virginia City senior centers.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors, woodwork, leatherwork and fly-tying.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Donna on Dec. 26, 2003; two brothers and three sisters.
Among his survivors are his wife of Carson City; daughter and son-in-law Regina and Richard Hadlock; sister Jessie Wachtman of Corvallis, Ore.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Hospice Fund of Northern Nevada, 520 W. Sixth St., Reno, NV 89503.
Capitol City Cremation is in charge of arrangements.