Ronald Little Sr.|
Ronald Little Sr., 72, of New Baden, Ill., born Jan. 12, 1944, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at his residence.
Ronald was a diesel mechanic working through Union Local 313.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Chloe, nee Irvin, Little.
Surviving are his wife, Dora, nee Johnson, Little, whom he married on July 12, 1963, in East St. Louis, Ill.
Ronald was the proud father of four sons, Ronald Little Jr. (Robert Everright) of Swansea, Michael (Susan) Little of Swansea, Greg (Teresa) Little of Aviston and Mark Little of New Baden; seven grandchildren, Steven, Ashley, Andrew, Matthew, Brennen, Bryant and Hailey; four great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Memphis, Gabriel and Kali; two sisters, Jenny Busch and Rose Oliver; and three brothers, Harry Little, Harold Little and Lonnie "Mikey" Little.
Ronald is also survived by his four-legged buddies, Charlie and Parker; his best friend, Gene Cleamer; and his special friends at church, Pastor Terry Crownover, Ivan and Una, and all of his Christian brothers and sisters from Spring Valley Baptist Church in Shiloh, where he was a member.
Internet guests may register online at www.KalmerMemorialServices.com.
Funeral: A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Spring Valley Baptist Church in Shiloh, Ill., with Pastor Gerald Darnell officiating.
KALMER MEMORIAL SERVICES, Lebanon, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from Sept. 1 to Sept. 8, 2016