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Joshua Gilbert Roy Long

November 3, 1971 - November 4, 2022

Memorial service will be 2 pm Sunday November 20th at Sweet Home Elks Lodge.

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Joshua Gilbert Roy Long, 51, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. He became ill, and his body went into multi organ failure. He was born in Newport Beach, California to Gilbert Roy and Shea Ann (Lamb) Long.

He was always quick to laugh and had an infectious grin. He loved saying things to get a reaction out of people. Josh loved his family fiercely. He could always be depended on when his family needed him. Josh strongly believed in the importance of working hard and doing a job right.

Josh enjoyed the outdoors. He loved camping and was often fishing, hunting, kayaking, or riding his quad. Josh was an avid dog lover as well.

As a young man Joshua worked at Les Schwab, then joined the Local 29 Ironworkers’ Union where he worked from 1995 – 2020. Most recently Josh worked for PetroCard as a Bobtail fuel truck driver.

Josh is survived by his wife Heather; daughter Kira and her fiancé AJ; grandson Ash; stepchildren: Danielle and Bradly; parents Ken and Shea; sister Rachel and her family; Rachel, Eric, Rylee and Peyton; grandmother Doris; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his step daughter Kylee; grandfather Kenneth; and grandmother Rose; Joshua leaves behind so many people that loved him and will feel his loss everyday.

Memorial service will be 2 pm Sunday November 20th at Sweet Home Elks Lodge.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.