Atwood Reginald Long

April 17, 1934 - November 15, 2021

04/17/1934 - 11/15/2021

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Cemetery
Friday November 19, 2021
Severn Cemetery
8899 NC-35 Hwy
Pendleton, NC 27862
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Visitation
Friday November 19, 2021
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Roberts Chapel Baptist Church
2617 Britton Road
Pendleton, NC 27862
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Service
Friday November 19, 2021
11:00 am
Roberts Chapel Baptist Church
2617 Britton Road
Pendleton, NC 27862
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Atwood Reginald Long, age 87, of NC Highway 35, passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021 at his home.

Mr. Long was born on April 17, 1934 to Reginald Long and Frances Fleetwood Long in Northampton County, NC. Atwood spent his life tending the land, and nothing he loved more than to be in his ford tractor farming. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed spending time in the field, hunting and fishing when he was younger, being at the beach, and taking off in his motor home to travel the roads. Atwood cherished his family and loved them dearly, especially his loving wife, Nell. He was loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed by them.

Along with his parents, Atwood was preceded in death by his loving wife, Nell Carolyn Long.

Atwood is survived by his sister, Jessie Mae Matthews and husband Cam of Graham, NC; nephew, Steve Allen and wife Sherry of Pendleton, NC; two sisters-in-law, Millie Martin of Milwaukee, NC, and Virginia Flythe of Conway, NC; brother-in-law, Sidney Allen, Sr. of Conway, NC; great niece, Candi Horton of Conway, NC; and great nephew, Hunter Allen of Pendleton, NC, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday, November 19, 2021 from 10:00 am until 10:45 am at Roberts Chapel Baptist Church, Pendleton, NC. A celebration of life service will follow at 11:00 am with Rev. Michael Currin, officiating. Burial will follow at Severn Cemetery.

In lieu or flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Roberts Chapel Baptist Church, Po Box 128, Pendleton, NC 27862 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Long family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Rita Harrison
1 year ago

I enjoyed knowing Atwood Long and his wife Nell. He was a dedicated husband and loved to talk about his farm and the things that brought him joy. God bless his family, Atwood is at peace now with Nell.

Mike and Margaret Aston
1 year ago

Atwood was a joy to be around and a good friend.