David Lee Little, 63, of Ticonderoga, passed away peacefully while holding his wife's hand on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, after a two year battle with cancer.
David was born in Burlington, Vt., the son of the late Beatrice and Raymond Little. He was one of six children.
He attended Burlington High School prior to enlisting in the U.S. Air Force/Vermont Air Guard, where he served from 1977 to 1980, performing auto mechanic duties, along with telephone switchboard. After completing his duties, David began a 29-year career with Liftech Equipment Companies as a forklift technician, before his retirement in 2016.
David had many hobbies, including fixing anything with a motor, spending time with his family, being an amazing husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.
He was an active member of the Episcopal Church of the Cross, where he taught Sunday School. He was also very active in the community, where he volunteered for the local Emergency Squad and the "4th of July Committee."
He and his wife, Tina were also musicians, where you could find her singing and him playing the guitar at a local coffee house or the local nursing home. He also had a love for nature, his dogs, and the stars. He never missed a meteor shower, full moon or solstice.
David is survived by his wife of 17 years, Tina (Hurlburt) Little of Ticonderoga; his daughter, Candace Little and beloved grandson, Zane Ott of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; his son, Brian Little and his fiancee, Rachel Cehowski of Ticonderoga; his daughter, Amy Faro and grandchildren, Cheyenne, Joseph and Christian of Mishawaka, Ind.; his stepdaugher, Jessica Zerbe, her husband John and grandbabies, Jacob and Jerrah of Mineville; his stepson, Joshua Blodgett and grandbaby, Austin of Ticonderoga; his two sisters, Betty Poquette and Kathleeen Bennett, both of Saint Albans, Vt.; his three brothers, Raymond (Sonny) Little and his wife Mary of Burlington, Vt., Jim Little and his wife, Pat of South Burlington, Vt., and Alvin (Skip) Little and his wife Phyllis of South Burlington, Vt.; his long time close friend, Cheryl Cox of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and many nephews.
Relatives and friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga.
A funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Robert Fogg officiating. Military honors will follow the service.
A Celebration will follow at the American Legion of Ticonderoga.
To offer online condolences, please visit www.wilcoxandreganfuneralhome.com
Published on October 20, 2017