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Jack Napier Littrell

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LITTRELL, JACK NAPIER, 80, of Louisville, died Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at the residence of his daughter, Carol Stokes. Born in Anchorage, KY, Mr. Littrell was a railroad brakeman on the L&N/CSX Railroad and played professional baseball for 16 years, four in the "Big Show" with Philadelphia (1952- 1954), Kansas City (1955) and Chicago Cubs (1957). He was predeceased by his parents, George "Doug" and Ivey (Napier) Littrell Sr.; and brother, George D. Littrell Jr. Surviving family includes: wife, Sally Mae (Krause) Littrell; daughter, Carol Stokes (Joey); sons, Rick Littrell (Janice) and Jack Douglas Littrell; children from the first marriage, Richard Scott Littrell and Becky Bonds; grandchildren, Kyle, Cody, Corey Littrell and Ashley Kaelin; and brother, Charlie Littrell. A funeral service celebrating his life will be conducted by Hospice Chaplain Todd Sproust 2 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2009 at the Louisville Memorial Gardens East Mausoleum Chapel, 11601 Ballardsvillle Road (241-8424), with private burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens East. Friends and family will visit noon until the time of service Friday at the mausoleum chapel. The family prefers, if you wish, contributions to Hosparus, P.O. Box 35425, Louisville, KY 40232-9892 or , 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205-3284

Published in The Courier-Journal on June 11, 2009
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