Carmon Long of Nashville, passed away at his home on September 18, 2016 at the age of 71.


He was born on April 14, 1945 in Royalton, Kentucky, the son of Homer and Loretta (Bailey) Long. Carmon attended Hastings High School. He married Linda Lou Rishel on October 17, 1987. Carmon worked at the Target warehouse as a switcher. He loved to garden and enjoyed traveling.

Carmon was preceded in death by his parents, wife Linda Long, and sister Rotha Murphy.


He is survived by his brothers, Smith Long and Rickie Long, step children David Rishel of Colorado, Linda (Ray) Hartman of Connecticut, Suzie (Paul) McIntyre of Michigan, and Joanie Notghi of Connecticut. Carmon has been laid to rest next to his wife Linda at Cedar Creek Cemetery in Delton, Michigan.


Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 10:00am to 11:00am at Thornapple Valley Church.  A memorial service for Carmon Long will follow at 11am at Thornapple Valley Church.


Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home, Hastings, Michigan. To leave online condolences visit

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