JUNEAU, Alaska -- Robert Lester Long, 54, passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 11, 2013 of natural causes.
He was a dedicated father to Shanna and grandfather to Valkyrie. They were the love and joy of his life.
Robert loved camping, fishing, and anything that involved nature. As a young boy Robert always said he wanted to live in Alaska. He followed his dream and made it come true. He loved his home there and the friends he made.
At Roberts request, there will be no services. He requested to have his ashes spread over Mt. Roberts in Juneau.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Survived by his daughter, Shanna Long, granddaughter, Valkyrie Ayla Poe Long, sister Laura K. (Tom) Piribauer and brother, Elwyn G. Long and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Robert loved life and his family. A celebration of his life will be announced at a later date.
Email condolences to www.gilliesfuneralchapel.com.