Jimmie R. Little Obituary

Jimmie R. Little, 72, of St. Joseph, passed away March 23, 2021 at home.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4:00 P.M., Friday, March 26, 2021 at Sherry Feldten’s residence, 5656 Newton Ave, Coloma, MI. Memorials may be made to the Lung Cancer Foundation of America, 15 S. Franklin St., New Ulm, MN 56073. Those wishing to share a memory of Jimmie may do so online at www.starks-menchinger.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 269-556-9450.

Jimmie was born May 4, 1948 in Benton Harbor, MI to Leonard & Hazel (Scott) Little. He attended St. Joseph High School. Jimmie worked as a Mason in Berrien County over 48 years and was well known by many local contractors.

Jimmie loved playing his guitar. His greatest pleasure was playing & singing to his Dear Mother, he always called “Ma.” He enjoyed watching football and Nascar. He also enjoyed his 1967 Shelby Mustang.

Jimmie is survived by his mother Hazel Little; daughter, Sherry (Mark) Feldten; grandchildren, Kayla Little, Lauren Little, Allison (Nick) Obermesik, Emily Feldten; great-grandchildren, Prayson Little & Landon Little; sister, Ruby Charlene EmLong; and brother, Leonard (Dana) Little; and best friend since middle school Larry Poplawski; former wife Melba Little; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard Little; son, Jimmie Little II; sisters, Linda (Little) Scott & Dora Little; brothers, Larry Little, Chuck Little & Melvin Little; his beloved German Shepherd “Joe.”