Michael A. Long Sr., of Pontiac departed this life on January 5, 2014 at the age of 63. Michael was the beloved son of the late Luther and Bertha Long,and father of Michael A. Long Jr. Michael is the brother of: Marguerite Long-Greer, Zenovia Long-Keels, Charlotte Long, The late Jesse Long, Laura Kenerly, Naunita Long, Barbara Jean Allen, Cavalina Long, Luther Long, Cheryl Jones, and is also survived by a host of other loving relatives and friends. Mr. Long was retired from General Motors, and was a Adjutant Professor of Social Work Research at Marygrove College. Mr. Long will lie in repose on Friday January 10, 2014 from 12 noon to 8:00pm at Cobb's Funeral Home 151 Orchard Lake Road Pontiac, MI. The Celebration of his life will be on Saturday January 11, 2014 at 10:00am from the Chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Roger Jackson, Officiating, and the family will receive friends from 9:30am to 10:00am Saturday prior to the service and he will be laid to rest at Perry Mount Park Cemetery.