Ernest Edward Long, 83, passed away on June 21, 2022. Ernest was a lifelong area resident. He was a self-employed carpenter and co-owner/operator of Long Brothers Builders for over 40 years. Ernest proudly served our country in the US Army. He was a member of Cape Island Masonic Lodge, Stone Harbor American Legion and Bayshore Sportsman's Club. He was also a member and a former trustee at Tabernacle United Methodist Church. He is survived by his sons Steven (Laurie) and Michael Long, his 5 grandchildren Steven, Michael, Melissa, Meagan and Zachary along with 4 great grandchildren Andrew, Genevieve, Levi and Lily. He is predeceased by his father and mother and brother Earl Long. Services will be held privately. Condolences may be shared at www.evoyfuneralhome.com.