of West Memphis, AR
August 19, 1942 - October 18, 2021
Mr. John Dorsey Longmire, age 79, died on Monday, October 18, 2021, in Southaven, Mississippi. He was born on August 19, 1942, in Laurel, Mississippi to parents, John Middleton Longmire and Nadine Rackley Longmire.John is survived by Rhonda Felts Longmire; children, Jonathan Longmire (Arista), Ginny Lawrence (Hal), Dana Langley (Rusty) and Mark Goff; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sisters, Carol Moravec (Vince) and Janice Hanlon (Tom). He was preceded in death by his parents, John Middleton and Nadine Rackley Longmire.John graduated from Utica High School in 1961 and joined the Air Force shortly after. He later attended the University of Mississippi and graduated with a Bachelor's in Pharmacy. In 1986, he moved to Utica where he was the 3rd generation Longmire to run the Utica Drug Co. He worked as a passionate and dedicated pharmacist in the community for over 20 years. He later moved to Hattiesburg, MS and accepted a position as a pharmacist for Wal Mart, Rite Aid and finally Walgreens where he retired after working as a pharmacist for over 40 years.John Dorsey Longmire was a great family man and a loving father. A graveside service is scheduled for November 6, 2021 at 1 p.m. at the Utica Cemetery, Utica, MS. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Mr. Longmire's life. Memorials may be sent to Utica Cemetery Association P.O. Box 129 Utica, MS 39175.
Carol, so sorry to hear. I did not see him after he graduated, but if he was anything like your father, he was a great man. Joe Dowe
I just found out today that Mr John passed away.I truly enjoyed working with him At Wal Mart 2717.He was so easy to work with. Prayers for you and Jonathan.
I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to your beautiful family. ❤️
Rhonda, you and Jonathan and family are in my prayers. Love you,
Condolences to the family..
So sorry for your loss i lived in Utica for 24 year's.he was our pham all these year's.went to Utica high graduate there in 63.rip,rip dosery.
Janice, I'm so sorry for the loss of your brother. Praying for comfort for all the family.
Rhonda, praying for you and your family during this difficult time!
Dorsey was a dea4 friend. Prayers for his family in this loss.
So sorry for your loss. I went to school with Dorsey at utica high
From the time the Longmire family moved to Utica, I spent many hours at their home. Dorsey was always friendly and kind to me. Sending prayers to his family.❤️
My brother, Dorsey, and I were blessed with the opportunity to get together for a fun activity once a month after he moved to West Memphis. He was a good man and will be missed greatly by his friends and family.