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Thomas R Little Sr

August 6, 1940 ~ March 7, 2022 (age 81)

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Thomas Richard Little Sr., age 81 of Munford, TN, originally from Canonsburg, PA went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 7, 2022. He is survived by his loving wife Alfie Little, for over 40 years.


He also leaves behind sons, Thomas Little, Jr (Wendy), Frank Little, and Scott Little (Beth), all of Virginia Beach, Va. and William Mayner of Missouri; daughters Lillian Evans (David) of Jacksonville, Fl, and Jacqui Norman (Derek) of Key West, FL, Catherine Owens (Brock) of Memphis, TN; brothers Kenny Little (Brenda), Gordon Little (Peggy), Eddie Little (Stacey) and many many nieces, nephews and their children; sisters-in-law Hettie Whitlow (Lonnie) and Alean Arthur (Ray) as well as17 grandkids and 19 great-grandkids. He was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Betty Little.

Tom led a life full of adventure and love for his family and friends. He served 20 years in the United States Navy, which took him all over the world in service to his country. Tom served during Vietnam where he earned numerous medals and citations. He was stationed at bases such as Cape Hatteras, NC, Hawaii, Bermuda, Newfoundland, Memphis, TN, Key West, FL, and Norfolk, VA. He retired in 1980 as Chief Warrant Officer.

Tom was a lifetime member of the VFW and the American Legion.

After retiring, he had started a second successful career in electronics engineering.

Tom will always be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather, and a Pittsburgh Steelers fan like no other. His legendary super bowl parties and family BBQs brought the family closer. Tom, you are loved and you will be missed.

Friends and family are welcome from 2-5 pm on Monday, March 21, 2022 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor, Erin E Jones LFD, 304  West Pike Street, Canonsburg 724-745-8120.

Interment will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil, with full military honors by the United States Navy and the VFW Post 191 Honor Guard of Canonsburg. Everyone please meet at the funeral home by 9:00 am.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
March 21, 2022

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Salandra Funeral and Cremation Funeral Service Inc (West Pike Street, Canonsburg)

Interment
Tuesday
March 22, 2022

10:00 AM
National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
1158 Morgan Road
Bridgeville, PA 15017

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