Walter Dewitt Long : Current Obituaries


Walter Dewitt Long

by DFH Inc. on 02/11/24

Walter Dewitt Long age 81 of Morristown passed away on February 8, 2024, at Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System.

Walter was a lifetime resident of Morristown. Walter was a graduate of West High School, Morristown College and Tennessee State University. He was an employee of BASF Fibers for over 30 years. Walter was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. He was a devoted husband, father, brother and friend. 

Walter leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 56 years, Karen Brown Long; son, Walt (Melissa) Long; daughter, Libby (Warnell) Cobbs; sisters, Evelyn (Roger) Brown and Bettie (Robert) Kyle; grandchildren, Quentin Long, Preston Long, Colby Glover, and Ahmad Cobbs; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Walter Long, Jr; mother, Mae Stewart Long; and brother, Mackey Long.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, from 12pm to 1pm at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home with services immediately following.

Comments (2)

1. Charlesline Hilton-Yarbrough said on 2/12/24 - 05:54PM
Karen, to you and your family, I'm so sorry for your lost. Walter was my classmate , friend & a very nice person. RIP , my friend
2. Tim Cerise said on 2/13/24 - 11:06PM
Sorry for ur lost. Walter was a great man.

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