LAVALE – James D. Long, 20, passed away at his home on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.

He was born on October 24, 1996 in Glove, AZ to John and Cindy (Keller) Long. James was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ed and Charlyne Keller; and Melvin and Emily Long.

James graduated from Allegany High School in the class of 2015. He enjoyed working on motors, and especially those for dirt bikes. James also spent time outdoors, and enjoyed fishing. He was a very big animal lover, and had many pets at home.

In addition to his parents, James is also survived by his sister, Ariel Amos, Colorado; a brother, Ryan Amos, Arizona; step brother, Stephen Long and wife Andrea, North Carolina; step sister, Michelle Hayes and significant other, Danny Simond, Virginia; and nieces and nephews, Bryce Hayes, McKenna Hayes, Brady Hayes, Isabelle Simond, Liberty Long, and Logan Long; and a long extended family.

Visitation and funeral services will be private. Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A. is assisting the family with arrangements.

Those wishing to donate in memory of James can do so to the charity of their choice, or to Christ Lutheran Church, 1222 Vocke Rd, LaVale, MD, 21502.

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