Kenneth Dupree "Papa Kenny" Long

September 27, 2022
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Funeral service for Kenneth Dupree Long “Papa Kenny”, 94, will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, October 2, 2022 at Barr-Price Funeral Home and Crematorium, Historic B-L Chapel with the Rev. David Spears and Rev. Travis Crumpton officiating. Burial will follow at Ridge Crest Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Convent Baptist Church, 787 Convent Church Road, Leesville SC 29070.

Active pallbearers will be Barry Shealy, Chris Jones, Sammy Shealy, Bryan Black, Justin Long, and Scott Black. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeffrey Jones and John Harmon.

 Mr. Long passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Born in Leesville, he was the son of the late Elzie Drayton and Lottie Mae Keisler Long. He was a member of Convent Baptist Church, retired from Savannah River Site with 36 years of service as an electrician, was an Army veteran, and also played the guitar at nursing homes.

Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Nola Leaphart Long; sons, Eddie Long (LeAnne), Mike Long (Lisa), daughters-in-law, Susan and Becky Long; sister, Betty Shealy; grandchildren, Maribeth Long, Melissa Graves (Jim), Rebecca Hawcroft (Alec), and Justin Long (Blair); 8 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his sons, Bobby Long, and Billy Long; sisters, Alice Ruth Reynolds and Elma Aumock.

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October 1, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Barr-Price Funeral Home Batesburg-Leesville Chapel
256 Main Street
Leesville, SC 29070

Funeral Service
October 2, 2022

1:00 PM
Barr-Price Funeral Home Batesburg-Leesville Chapel
256 Main Street
Leesville, SC 29070

October 2, 2022

Ridge Crest Memorial Park
329 Summerland Avenue
Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29006

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