A memorial service for Nophaie James Long Jr., 66, will be held at a later date. Mr. Long died on December 16, 2022, at his home in Emory. He was born on December 16, 1956, to Nophaie James Long Sr. and Alfa Darlene Broughs in Oakland, California.
He married Judy Long on May 22, 1999, in Rockwall. He was an electrician by trade. He loved fishing, working in the workshop, working in the yard and was known for helping people. He was a Vietnam veteran and served in the United States Air Force.
He is survived by his wife; daughter, Glenda (Glenna) Sue Long Spruill; son, Nophaie James Long III; grandchildren, Jocelyn Rayne Spruill, and Beckham Christopher Jay Spruill; and brother, William Lewis Long.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Debbie Campbell and Sheila Arlene Long.
Arrangements were under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory.