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George W. “Bill” Little


May 10, 1942 – April 2, 2018

Funeral services for George “Bill” Little, 75, of Myrtle Point, will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, April 13, at the Davenport Building at the Coos County Fairgrounds. Burial will follow at Catching Creek Cemetery.

George was born May 10, 1942 in Coquille, to George C. Little Jr. and Jessie Marie (Burg) Hall. Bill passed away happy with his computer in his lap and the six-foot-tall rooster in the yard April 2, 2018 at his home in Myrtle Point.

Bill attended school in Coquille and after graduating from Coquille High School in 1960 he went to Alabama to attend Sanford College in Birmingham. He attended there for one year, and then drove back to Oregon in three days, a true Oregonian man. He started dating Kathy Gross about fair time in 1961. They were engaged at Christmas time 1961 and married June 9, 1962 in Myrtle Point. All of their children were born in the '60s.

Bill was a member and past president of the Coos County Livestock Association, past president of Myrtle Point Lion's Club and attended Valley Christian Center.

He loved his family, church family and Facebook family. He was a father figure to many and did not know a stranger he would talk to anyone. He was active working on the family ranch and he loved logging, outdoor activities like hunting on the ranch and fishing at Diamond Lake, watching his grandkids play in his back yard and he also enjoyed listening to Rush Limbaugh, and yelling at the television. He was a conservative through and through.

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Bill is survived by his wife, Kathy Little; sons, Rob and wife, Melanie and Todd and his wife, Kelle; daughters, Tressa and her husband, Dan Berg and Marcy and her husband, Rick Schaffer; mother, Marie Hall; brother, Roger Hall; and sister, Jamie Little Wise. He also had 10 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Amling/Schroeder Funeral Service – Myrtle Point Chapel, 541-572-2524.

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