Died: Friday, October 13, 2006
Robert Long, 51
Robert Long, whose latest book, De Kooning’s Bicycle, was widely praised and resonated greatly among the local populace, died last Friday; he would have been 52 last Sunday.
Long was an editor at the East Hampton Star and a teacher for many years. He was a chef in his younger days. There will be services held at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home on Pantigo Road in East Hampton today from 2 to 4 p.m. and again this evening from 7 to 9 p.m.
A graveside service will be held at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery on Cedar Street tomorrow at noon. His mother, Mary Long, survives him.