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James W. Little

August 25, 1951 ~ January 12, 2019 (age 67)

James W. "Jim" Little, 67, of LaFontaine, Indiana, passed away at 12:22 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Rolling Meadows Health and Rehabilitation in LaFontaine.  He was born on August 25, 1951 in Kentucky to Herman and Hattie Little.

Jim was a 1970 graduate of Marion High School. Jim married Gretchen Foust, who passed away in 1988.  He worked at General Motors in Marion and was a member of Parents without Partners. Jim loved watching the Indianapolis Colts and his cat, Meng and his dog, Scruffy.

Jim is survived by his, mother, Hattie Little of Marion; sons, Erik R. Little and James W. "Jimmy" Little, II, both of Marion; daughter, Christina A. Little of LaFontaine; brother, Larry Little of Marion; sisters, Barbara (David) Ordaz of Marion and Donna Miller of West Virginia; grandsons, Justin and Derek Little of Marion, and three great-grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his father, Herman and one sister, Arlene.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, IN  46940. Tony Bye will be officiating.  Burial will follow immediately at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to Heart to Heart Hospice, 730 West 35th Street, Marion, IN 46953.

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