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Timothy Fred Long

August 19, 1948 ~ March 3, 2020 (age 71)


Timothy “Tim” Fred Long, 71, of Clayton, Georgia passed away on March 3, 2020.


Tim was born August 19, 1948 in Rabun County to the late R.L. “Billy”  Long and Annie Norton Long.  He was a graduate of Rabun Gap Nacoochee School.  He married the love of his life Dorothea “Dede”  Good. Tim was a loving husband, father and grandfather.  He owned and operated L & S Auto Parts in Clayton, Georgia.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and  being outdoors.  He never sat still, always piddling on something.  Tim had a love for old hotrods and fast boats.


Tim was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Kathy Blalock.


He is survived by his loving wife Dede Good Long, two sons Kevin Long  (Jordan)of Asheville, North Carolina and Jonny Long (Makinzy) of Tiger, Georgia; two brothers Neal Long (Doris) of Anderson, South Carolina; Dean Long (Joyce)  of Alpharetta, Georgia; one brother in law, Jim Blalock of Wiley, Georgia;  2 sisters Gayle Hopper (Elmer) of Braselton, Georgia;  Lorette Inman (Paul) of Otto, North Carolina; four grandchildren Laban Long , Edmund Long, Mila Kate Long and Maggie Long; two special friends Moon Smith and Sadie Owens.


The family will be at the home of Jonny and Makinzy Long 126 Stonewall Drive Tiger, Georgia.


The family will receive friends Saturday March 7, 2020 from 2:00 PM until 3:00PM with a memorial service to follow at 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Beck Funeral Home with Rev. James Turpen officiating.


In lieu of flowers family asks that donations be made to Georgia Transplant Foundation 2201 Macy Drive Roswell, Georgia 30076



Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at

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March 7, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Beck Funeral Home
898 Hwy 441 South
Clayton, GA 30525

Memorial Service
March 7, 2020

3:00 PM
Beck Funeral Home Chapel
898 Hwy 441 South
Clayton, GA 30525

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