LITTLE, George Henry, 67, of Benwood, W.Va., died Saturday, November 15, 2008 in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling.
George was born October 15, 1941 in Wheeling, the son of Ruth B. Broemsen Little and the late George J. Little.
George was a graduate of Triadelphia High School; attended West Virginia University; retired from Ziegenfelders Ice Cream Plant; and was a member of St. James Catholic Church, McMechen, where he served as an altar server, usher and member of the Holy Name Society. In addition, he served in the U.S. Navy; was a member of the American Legion Honor Guard, Post No. 46, Benwood; the I.O.O.F., Lodge No. 94, Triadelphia; and former member of the Elm Grove Eagles and the Ohio County 4-H.
In addition to his father, George was preceded in death by a nephew, Matthew Cunningham.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife, Sigrid “Siggie” Kubeck Little, whom he married January 9, 1998; a sister, Ruth Cunningham and her husband, C.J. of Marietta, Ohio; nephews, Ben Cunningham and his wife, Jaime of Marietta and Josh Cunningham and his wife, Heather of Shepherdstown, W.Va.; a niece, Jan Chovan and her husband, Zach of Marietta; great-nephews, Samuel Cunningham and Jacob Chovan; and great-nieces, Isabella Chovan, Ellie Cunningham and Kelsie Sears-Chovan.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, Monday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, where a vigil service will be held at 2 pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 Noon, Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at St. James Catholic Church, McMechen, with the Rev. Joseph Hayden, S.J. as celebrant. Interment will be Halcyon Hills Memorial Park, Sherrard.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Catholic Church, 328 Logan Street, McMechen, WV 26040.