Billy Jim Little
Graveside services for Mr. Billy Jim Little, 91, of Rickman, will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. today, Tuesday, October 12, 2021, from the Good Hope Cemetery with Bro. Harold Smith officiating.
Billy passed from this life Wednesday afternoon, October 6, 2021, from the comfort of his home in Rickman.
Billy was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Livingston, a 1948 graduate of Livingston Academy, and a graduate of Tennessee Tech University with a Bachelor of Science.
Billy served his country in the Navy and the Army during the Korean Conflict.
He enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren, working on computers, riding motorcycles, camping, and traveling. Billy also enjoyed working with the Gideons International.
Born May 1, 1930, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Hershel and Clara Belle Maddux Little.
In addition to his parents, Billy was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Little.
Billy leaves behind his wife of 29 years, Mrs. Roxie Smith Little of Rickman; two sons, David Little and wife Veronica of Conyers, GA and John Mark Little and wife Jean of Alaska; three daughters, Sheila Heeke and husband Lance of Young Harris, GA, Phyllis Looper and husband Doug and Teresa Richardson and husband Jamie Boykin, all of Livingston; four grandchildren, Brian Heeke and wife Aeriel, Brent Heeke and wife Lauren, Lauren Heeke Szu-Tu and husband Kevin and Lori Looper; several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.
Pallbearers will be Lance Heeke, Brian Heeke, Brent Heeke, Robert Little, Doug Looper, and Kevin Szu-Tu.
Memorial donations may be made to Gideons International by contacting Speck Funeral Home.
Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)