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LeRoy Long III

Born: 12/13/1929

Died: 12/21/1997

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

LeRoy Long, III, M.D. passed away at his home on December 21, 1997. He was born December 13, 1929 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Dr and Mrs. LeRoy downing Long (Mary Louise Cylmer).

He grew up in Oklahoma City and graduated from Shattuck School, Faribault Minnesota in 1948. In 1951 he received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Oklahoma where he became a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and the Society of the Sigma XI. On July 2 1953 he married Jessamy Hines. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1955 and went on to complete and internship in Laboratory Research and Surgical Residency at the University of Illinois Research and Educational Hospitals in Chicago, Illinois. He served as a Captain in the United States Air Force  Scott Air Force Base Illinois. He returned to Oklahoma City in 1963 and established his private surgical practice. He was a partner in Surgical Specialists, Inc. While at Harvard medical School, Long was a member of Nu Sigma Nu, Aesculapius club and the Stork Club. His professional membership included: The Warren Cole Society; the Southern Society of Clinical Surgeons, The Western Surgical Association, Diplomat and past Examiner of the American board of Surgery and the Oklahoma City Surgical Society. He was a charter member of G.S.O.E. In addition he was also past President of both Oklahoma Surgical Association and the Oklahoma Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He was a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at the University Of Oklahoma School Of Medicine, as well as the former Director of the Surgery Training Program at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City. He served on the AMVARE Board

Survivors include his wife, Jessamy; one son, and his wife, LeRoy and Carol Long of Edmond, Oklahoma; three daughters and their husbands, Martha and Bert Marshall of Edmond, Mary and Tory Imke of Hinsdale, Illinois and Kathleen and Joe Messenbough of Oklahoma city; one sister, Margaret parker of Austin, Texas and seven grandchildren, Taylor, Hugh and Madeline Long, Sarah and Jessica Marshall and Michael and Jerre Imke.