ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Anthony Longo, 30 years old, born on August 12, 1988, and passed away on March 23, 2019. We will remember him forever.
Posted by Dy Albuquerque on March 26, 2021
I miss you so much. Iove you so so so much. I don't have words to describe I feel in this moment.
Posted by Mark Walters on March 25, 2021
My dude! It has been two years since you passed, and I still think about you everyday. I know you aren’t reading this but if you are I hope you’ll smile. The world has changed in your absence, some for the better some for the worse. Right about the time you passed away, Meredith and I found out we were pregnant, our son was born Roland Kester Walters on January 5th 2020. It was hands down one of the best days of my life. I wish you could have met him bro! He’s so funny and smart and cute. Meredith and I are doing so good bro! You would be so proud of us. I’m working my dream job and we are expecting another bouncing baby boy!!!! I miss you like the rain misses the cloud bud. You were the best person. You were my best friend. I’ll always cherish all of our memories together. Love you, wherever you are.


https://youtu.be/ZBROaoWuM_U

Posted by Heidi Downey on March 24, 2021
You were one of my favorite people and not only my brother, but my friend. I miss your advice mixed with your quick witted jokes. The peace you live in now gives me peace on earth! Time on this earth is momentary compared to eternity and that’s where I’ll meet you again... in our eternal bodies, with our eternal Father, in our eternal home!
Posted by Jim Cupp on March 23, 2021
Miss you, nephew. Fly high buddy! Love you!
Posted by Kelli Sedig on March 23, 2021
In Loving Memory to My Wonderful Son Anthony

Of all the special gifts in life, however great or small
To have you as my Son, was the greatest gift of all
Your lovely soul, your smiling face, my precious son, I can't replace
With an aching heart, I whisper low, I miss you Son, and love you so.

Posted by Dy Albuquerque on February 14, 2021
Happy Valentine's day my love. I will love you forever
Posted by Dy Albuquerque on January 26, 2021
I wished you the best of
All this world could give
And I told you when you left me
There's nothing to forgive
But I always thought you'd come back, tell me all you found was
Heartbreak and misery
It's hard for me to say, I'm jealous of the way
You're happy without me
Posted by Kelli Sedig on August 12, 2020
Today my wonderful boy would have been 32 years old. He will have to celebrate without me in heaven. He will have a better party there anyway. Love you Son.
Posted by Kelli Sedig on March 23, 2020
It has been a year since my wonderful son left me to be with the Lord. He is in wonderful hands. I will see him someday, but until then I will just have to miss him.
Posted by Luvana Lulu on February 27, 2020
I miss you
Posted by Luvana Lulu on December 14, 2019
I got to chat with him a day before he passed away. Unfortunately we don't have mutual friend who can tell me what happened to him.
I only know he is no longer here 6 months after. Merely from googling his name.
I miss you Anthony
Posted by DEe GLam on October 2, 2019
I can't believe he was gone, I really shaking right now. I am his friend from Indonesia, we were very close. He was a good human being. I'm honna miss him..forever
Posted by Kelli Sedig on August 2, 2019
Missing my boy.
Love you Sugar always.
Posted by Lorraine Longo on April 17, 2019
Loved by everyone that met him Gone to soon.

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Posted by Dy Albuquerque on March 26, 2021
I miss you so much. Iove you so so so much. I don't have words to describe I feel in this moment.
Posted by Mark Walters on March 25, 2021
My dude! It has been two years since you passed, and I still think about you everyday. I know you aren’t reading this but if you are I hope you’ll smile. The world has changed in your absence, some for the better some for the worse. Right about the time you passed away, Meredith and I found out we were pregnant, our son was born Roland Kester Walters on January 5th 2020. It was hands down one of the best days of my life. I wish you could have met him bro! He’s so funny and smart and cute. Meredith and I are doing so good bro! You would be so proud of us. I’m working my dream job and we are expecting another bouncing baby boy!!!! I miss you like the rain misses the cloud bud. You were the best person. You were my best friend. I’ll always cherish all of our memories together. Love you, wherever you are.


https://youtu.be/ZBROaoWuM_U

Posted by Heidi Downey on March 24, 2021
You were one of my favorite people and not only my brother, but my friend. I miss your advice mixed with your quick witted jokes. The peace you live in now gives me peace on earth! Time on this earth is momentary compared to eternity and that’s where I’ll meet you again... in our eternal bodies, with our eternal Father, in our eternal home!
his Life

Anthony Lawrence Longo

Born to Lawrence & Kelli Longo August 12th 1988 and

entered into rest March 23, 2019.

Anthony is survived by his mother Kelli Sedig of

Litchfield Park, Arizona, sisters Heidi Downey of Columbia

Missouri and Gina Coco of New Orleans Louisiana,

and grandmother Marilyn Thomas of Goodyear, Arizona.

Preceded in death by his father Larry Longo

Recent stories

I will miss our phone calls

Shared by Lynn Donahue on April 15, 2019

I am Anthony's aunt. His dad was my older brother. Due to distance and circumstances I never got to spend much time with Anthony when he was a child. In 2010 my brother passed away and when I went to his funeral, it was the first time I'd seen Anthony in years! When we met face to face, I could see so much of his dad in him. I gave him a giant hug and it was like we'd known each other forever. I felt like I was holding one of my own children and the loved just poured out. Just being near Anthony you could feel his sweet soul and kindness just emanating  from him. Although it was  a sad occasion, the chance to connect was such a blessing. Anthony had his dad's sense of humor and we'd play off each other till we couldn't stop laughing. When I came back home we stayed in touch with frequent phone calls. He was so smart and funny and we had great conversations. No topic was off limits and we talked about every subject you could think of! I will miss our calls tremendously. I love you sweet boy, rest easy till we meet again. Love Aunt Lynnette


EULOGY

Shared by Kelli Sedig on April 15, 2019

My name is Jim Cupp, and I’m Anthony’s uncle.

Anthony Lawrence Longo was born to Kelli and Larry Longo on August 12, 1988 in El Paso,
Texas. At about 6 months of age, Anthony moved to Missouri with his parents. At age 12
Anthony followed the Lord in believer’s baptism at First Baptist Church in Fulton, Mo. He
graduated the 8 th grade from Kingdom Christian Academy in Fulton, MO and graduated from
Centralia, MO High School in 2006. After high school, Anthony moved to Glendale, AZ where
he worked with his father as a security guard.
After his father’s death in 2010, Anthony worked for U-Haul and then became an apprentice
electrician and member of the IBEW local 640 in Phoenix, most recently employed by Miller
Electric. Anthony was proud to be following in his grandpa Robert’s footsteps by working as
an electrician. He loved his job and was affectionately called “Cubby” by his coworkers. He
was in his 4 th year as and apprentice.
Anthony was diagnosed with ADHD at a young age. While some believe that many kids were
incorrectly diagnosed with ADHD around that time, Anthony’s ADHD was completely legit.
He was in perpetual motion which made him quite a handful for his parents and grandparents. I
remember that when Anthony came to visit, we tended to sit around waiting for a loud crash
and it didn’t take long. Anthony was not a bad kid…he had an ornery streak like any little boy,
but he wasn’t bad, he just put the “H” in hyperactive. He was like a small Billy goat in a china
shop…on speed.
Anthony was no stranger to the emergency room. Multiple broken bones, stitches…you might
think he was accident prone but he really wasn’t, he just went 100 MPH all the time, so stuff
happened. If he was ever quiet, then it was time to worry because that meant he was up to
something.
Anthony loved his dad, Larry Longo. While his dad was alive, Anthony would spend summers
with his dad going to car shows, going to the beach, collecting model cars, and built computers.
He and his dad were best pals until his dad passed away in 2010.
Anthony was as strong as an ox. He would always draw an audience when he was lifting
weights in the high school gym, because people wanted to see how much he was going to lift.
Anthony had a big heart, and he was generous to a fault. His also a very smart and funny guy.
He had a quick wit and could joke about anything. He was so funny that his high school shop
teacher would actually reserve time at the end of each class period for Anthony to perform a
“comedy act” and make everyone laugh.
Relationships were very important to Anthony. At age 30, he was still in touch with his high
school friends, and he stayed in touch with his extended family. I was Anthony’s uncle and
lived 1200 miles away , and while we weren’t extremely close he would still call me up from
time to time for no reason other than to say hi and find out how the family was doing.

Anthony was always a good big brother and took care of his sister, Heidi, from walking her
home from school growing up, to letting her live in his home rent free years later. Heidi
recounted that he was always quick to speak into her life, from bluntly calling her out when she
was doing wrong to encouraging her and cheering her on when she was doing good. Heidi
considered Anthony to a life mentor the best male role model in her life.
The last time I saw Anthony was last fall. My mother had undergone heart surgery so I came to
Phoenix from my home in Kansas City to stay with her for the first few days of recovery at the
hospital. Anthony came to the hospital to see mom and to drive me to the airport, and so I went
down to the lobby to meet him and take him up to the room. Anthony and I hadn’t seen each
other for a couple of years, and so I reached out to shake hands, and he just looked at my hand
for a second and then shook his head and said, c’mon! Then he pulled me in for a big hug. For
me that sums up Anthony. Just a big old loveable kid.
Then, as Anthony was driving me to the airport, he talked to me about his faith, and he was the
one that raised the subject, not me. I knew Anthony was raised in a Christian home, but our
interactions had always been just cutting up with each other, and so I was both surprised and
pleased to have had the conversation. I don’t remember the details, only that I thought, “wow,
this is really cool. “
I’d like to close with some words from a song by an artist named Julie Miller. The song is
called all my tears:
When I go, don’t cry for me
In my Father’s arms I’ll be.
The wounds this world left on my soul, will all be healed and I’ll be whole.
The sun and moon will be replaced with the light of Jesus face.
And I will not be ashamed, for my savior knows my name.
So it don’t matter where you bury me
Because I’ll be home and I’ll be free.
It don’t matter where I lay. All my tears will be washed away.