obit art 8James Edward Little, 77 of Jewett, Ohio, died May 23, 2014 in Steubenville, Ohio after a long illness. He was born in Wheeling, W. Va. on May 10, 1937, son of the late Joseph and Mary McMannis Little. He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia Skinner Little on December 29, 1979, and a sister Karen Spence.

James was an auto body technician by trade. He is survived by 3 sons – Jimmy and Linda Little of Cadiz; Jon and Linda Little of Cadiz; Brian and Katy Little of Ft. Collins, Colorado; and one daughter Michele and Bryan Rose of Flushing, Ohio. Two brothers – Jerry and Janet Little of Canton, Ohio and Richard and Diana Little of Malvern, Ohio. Two grandchildren and several niece and nephews.

Services were held on May 28 at Blackburn Funeral Home, and burial followed at Fairview Cemetery in Jewett, Ohio.