Robert K. Long, 94, died November 25, 2011, in his Shillington residence. His wife, Marie (Uhler) Long, died April 24, 2009.
born March 19, 1917, in Reading, a son of the late Philip L. and Ethel (Seiders) Long. Robert was an Army WWII veteran and was employed by the Reading Railroad as an engineer for 38 years retiring in 1977. He was a lifetime member of Checkered Flag Fan Club. Robert was an avid race fan and a Philadelphia Phillies fan. He loved working on cars and motorcycles.
He is survived by a nephew, John P. Kramer of Reading, and 4 nieces, Mary Ann Focht of Fleetwood, Cheryl Martin of Zellwood, Fl., Catherine Evans of Seligman, AZ., and Karen Evans-Lepera of Fleetwood.
Services will be Wednesday November 30, 2011, 2pm in Auman's Inc. Funeral Home, 390 W. Neversink Road, Reiffton. Burial to follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park. A viewing will be Wednesday 130-2pm in the funeral home. www.aumansinc.com