Guy A. Longest, 79, of Clarksville, Indiana, passed away at Providence Retirement Home in New Albany on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.
He was born on June 6, 1941, in English, Indiana, to Daisy Ethel Mathers and Julian Longest. Guy was called Alex by all his family and friends. Alex married Linda Summers of Marengo. He worked and retired from General Electric after 36 years. He was a tool and die specialist and later a foreman. Alex loved hunting and fishing. He taught his fishing and hunting skills to his son, Dwight, and grandsons, Kyle and Julian.
He is preceded in death by his mother, stepfather, father, brother, granddaughter, and grandson.
Guy is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Linda Longest; daughter, Tammy (Bob) Lewellen; son, Dwight (Lynn) Longest; sister, Cathy (Joe); five grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three special brothers-in-law.
Cremation was chosen following Alex's wishes. A private family service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions in Alex's memory can be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana (502 Hausfeldt Lane, New Albany, IN 47150) or the Alzheimer's Association (3703 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY 40220).
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