Earlier this week Eddie Long sadly passed away at the age of 63. While his death has sparked conversation about the past allegations of sexual coercion, countless celebrities and supporters of Eddie Long took to social media to react to the news of his death. Many have offered their condolences, and now Long’s daughter, Taylor Long has taken a moment to reflect on the loss of her father.
Her Posts Have Been Made Private, But Here's What She Said...
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Taylor has since made the post private, since posting it on yesterday, but here's what she said:
“tatted on me but this s— is deeper than the surface ❤️ (this tattoo is 5 years old & this picture was posted before my dad passed away)” Taylor captioned the photo.
Long's daughter, Taylor, has also taken a moment to reflect on the loss of her father. Both Long's daught
er and his church confirmed the speculation that he had been privately battling cancer, addressing how he didn't let the illness "kill his faith nor his spirit."
"I love you Dad," Taylor writers, underneath a candid photo of the two posing. "Thank you for being perfect. I cherish every moment I've shared w/ you even up to your last breath. I don't blame God for wanting you back, I would too."
She then goes on to thank her father for being a wonderful role model.
"Everything I do is for you, it's been my honor to be your daughter," she continues. "Thank you for being the greatest example of a wonderful father & husband. You kicked cancers ass! Job Well Done my angel."
His wife of 27 years, First Lady Elder Vanessa Long, also shared some of her thoughts, which were included in their church's initial statement.
"I am confidant through my belief in God that my husband is now resting in a better place," Vanessa Long shared. "Although, his transition leaves a void for those of us who loved him dearly, we can celebrate and be happy for him, knowing he’s at peace.
I am confidant through my belief in God that my husband is now resting in a better place. Although, his transition leaves a void for those of us who loved him dearly, we can celebrate and be happy for him, knowing he’s at peace.”
Our condolences go out to his family, friends and church community during this difficult time.
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