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Clifton Durwin Long

Sunday, July 28, 2019
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Funeral services for Mr. Clifton Durwin Long, 69, of Ruston, LA, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at First United Methodist Church in Ringgold, LA. Officiating will be Dr. Joe Koskie, Dr. Harry Boyd, and Bro. Mark Benge. Burial will follow in Springhill Cemetery in Ringgold, LA. Visitation will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Rockett Funeral Home in Ringgold, LA.

Durwin was born May 4, 1950, in Coushatta, LA, and passed away suddenly July 26, 2019 in Ruston, LA. He worked in middle management at Sunbeam in Coushatta, LA, for several years before becoming an entrepreneur in construction andcabinetry. Everyone that Durwin ever employed loved working for him. He was a kind-hearted man that saw the best in everyone. Durwin loved everyone and everyone loved him. He was preceded in death by his father, Clifton Orlean Long.

Left to cherish his memories include his wife of 27 years, Mary Louise Long of Ruston, LA; mother, Louise Long of Coushatta, LA; son, Cliff Long and wife, Tracy of Ringgold, LA; daughters, Charla Long Guillot and husband, Rick of Elm Grove, LA, Leslie Ray and husband, Bryan of Ruston, LA, Heather McFarlain and husband, Lee of Sugar Land, TX; grandchildren, Lyndey Kelly, Lauren Clayborn, Tyler Ray, Peyton McFarlain, Britney Long, Paige McFarlain, Amanda Long, Jamie Long, and Lilly Grace Guillot; brother, Duwayne Long of Coushatta, LA; sister, Brenda Long of Shreveport, LA and a number of other relatives and friends.

Palbearers will be Lee McFarlain, Rick Guillot, Christian Kelly, Tim Bryan, Roddy Pate, and Stephen Isbell, Jr.