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Michael Paul Longanecker, Sr.

Michael Paul Longanecker Sr, age 68, of Marion, Illinois,  passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at his home in Marion, Illinois.

Michael was born June 23, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, a son of Paul I. and Jackie (McGregor) Longanecker.  He married Debbie J. Davis on March 08, 1975 in Perryville, MO.   
Michael owned and operated Michael's Construction Co. and he loved building and constructing things.  He loved spending time in his backyard.  He named it "His Piece of Heaven".  He spent hours there grilling and smoking meats and cooking for family and friends.  He loved his family and his dogs.  His favorite place to eat was Tequila's Mexican Restaurant.  Michael would help anyone in need and he will be missed by everyone that knew him.      

He is survived by his wife Debbie J. Longanecker of Marion, IL; two sons, Michael P. Longanecker II of Marion, IL and Paul I. Longanecker of Marion, IL; and one sister, Linda (Rev. Dean) Olive of Madison, AL.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul Ira and Jackie Longanecker.

Graveside services will be held Friday, November 4, 2022, 2:00 PM at Egyptian Memorial Gardens wi

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KATHY RAY Oct 31 2022 10:24 AM

Mike was great guy we met back in 1990 when I worked at Lowes in Marion and we had a building relationship from there . He was great at what he did and proud to have called him my friend.
R.i.p buddy

Rob jennings Oct 27 2022 9:19 PM

I will forever miss you Mike! Please let watch over us, hug that sweet nephew of mine.

Carrie Coleman Oct 27 2022 9:08 PM

so sorry to hear about mike my thoughts and prayers are with you Debbie and family

Brenda Davis Nutter Oct 27 2022 6:35 PM