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James “Jim” Welton Long, 76, resident of Gloucester, passed away Nov. 24, 2019. Jim was a native of Chesterfield County, born on Aug. 19, 1943.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Long; daughter, Elizabeth Kinzie. Jim served in the Army and had a long career in the IT field. He was hard-working and enjoyed building, whether it was a house, a pier, furniture, or just fixing things. The outdoors was his preferred location. Jim was an avid gardener, loved fishing and raising oysters.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.