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Gilbert Leroy Long
December 11, 1943 ~ June 30, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Gilbert Leroy Long, 79, Saltsburg, passed away Friday, June 30, 2023, while a patient at Scenery Hill Manor.
The son of Gilbert Paul and Geraldine (McQueeney) Long, he was born December 11, 1943 in Spangler, PA.
Leroy was a graduate of Purchase Line High School and a member of the Indiana LDS church. He was employed as an auto parts salesman.
In his spare time he enjoyed listening to country music, watching documentaries, and exploring family history. Leroy will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
Surviving is his wife Janette; children, Laurie (Butch) Butterworth, N.C., Gilly (Crystal) Long, San Antonio, TX, Lori Hulland, Peoria, AZ, Harold ( Natalie) Minerd, Killeen, TX, Anthony Minerd, Masontown, Christopher Minerd, Fairchance, PA, and William (Janice) Minerd, Robinson, PA; nineteen grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren; five great great grandchildren; and a sister, Linda Gardner, Pine Flats.
Preceding Leroy in death were his parents; son, Lonnie; brother, Leonard; sister, Louella Powell; and a half-brother, Michael.
Friends will be received on Wednesday from 5 to 7 pm at the John A Lefdahl Funeral Home. An addition hour of viewing will be held Thursday morning from 10 to 11 am with funeral service to immediately follow in the Lefdahl Chapel.
Interment will be in the Uniontown Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lefdahl Funeral Home, 898 Old Rte. 119N, Indiana, PA 15701 to assist with funeral expenses.