Edward Dale DeLong, 68, of Falls City, Nebraska was born on June 13, 1950 in Falls City, Nebraska to Orval and Marjorie (Pool) DeLong. He grew up in the Falls City area and had all of his schooling in Falls City. Edward enlisted in the U.S. Navy and honorably served his country from December 5, 1968 until being discharged on February 24, 1971. He served his country during the Vietnam War stationed aboard the USS Kitty Hawk.
He drove a truck for Ready-Mix Concrete delivery to the Falls City and Auburn areas for 25 years.
Ed passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at the Falls City Nursing and Rehabilitation Nursing Home in Falls City having reached the age of sixty-eight years and three days. He was preceded in death by parents.
Ed is survived by his loving wife Anita “Neen” DeLong of Falls City, NE; children: Shawna (Brian) Bindle of Falls City, NE; Kyle (Jennifer) DeLong of Falls City, NE; Desir’ee DeLong of Falls City, NE; grandchildren: Bailey Bindle of Brownville, NE; Brody Bindle of Falls City, NE; Kaden and Jensen DeLong of Falls City, NE; Corey Murphy, Tristan Vitale, Nicolas and Isaac Heaton all of Falls City, NE; sisters: Glenna (Dr. Thomas) Laird of Marshal, MO; Norma Foshee of Blair, NE; and Nancy DeLong, a brother Ronald DeLong of Lincoln, NE; and many other relatives and friends.
Graveside Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2018, at The Rulo Cemetery in Rulo, Nebraska with Reverend Fay Ann Blaylock officiating.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at The Hall Funeral Home in Falls City, Nebraska. Family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.
Condolences can be shared online at www.hallfuneral.net
Services entrusted to Hall Funeral Home- 2403 Harlan ST.- Falls City, Nebraska 68355 (402) 245-3131