Chester Long, 82, Mt. Juliet, died Saturday, Feb. 23.
Long was a member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet. He had served as a Deacon, Layman Minister of Music and Youth Minister at several Baptist churches in the Florida area. Mr. Long was the General Manager of the Belk Stores in Central Florida for over 40 years. He was a former member of the Kiawanis Club.
He is survived by: wife of 54 years, Wilda H. Long; children, Charles (Suzanne) Long and Rhetta (Scott) Standifer; grandchildren, Michael Standifer and Olivia and Ryan Long.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Don Dillingham officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet Building Fund, the Gideons International or the charity of your choice.
Visitation will be 12-2 p.m. Thursday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.