William (Bill) Little Jr. of Eastland

William (Bill) Little Jr., 74, of Eastland went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 28, 2011 in Plano, TX. Services will be held at 1:30 P.M., Friday, April 1, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Eastland with Dr. Shawn Brewer to officiate. Burial to follow at Eastland Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Edward’s Funeral Home in Eastland.

Bill was born December 3, 1936 in San Angelo to William Albert Little, Sr. and Bobbie (Hardin) Little. He graduated from McCamey High School in 1955. He attended San Angelo College and the University of Texas at El Paso. He married Patricia Janice Daniel on March 1, 1956. To this marriage two children were born: Kathleen Janiece Little McFall and William Albert Little, III.

Bill worked for El Paso Natural Gas for 40 years. Bill and Pat traveled extensively while working for the company even having spent 5 years living in North Africa. Bill retired from the company in May, 1996 and moved to Eastland, TX where he and Pat had resided until his death.

He was an active member and deacon of the First Baptist Church Eastland, TX. He was also a member of the Eastland Masonic Lodge and had served on the board of the Morton Valley Water Supply District.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Little of Eastland and his two children, Kathleen McFall and husband Michael McFall of Farmers’ Branch, TX and William (Bill) Little, III and wife Jane Little of Prosper, TX; grandson Lance Daniel Little also of Prosper; two sisters, Mary Ann Hampton of Ft. Gibson, OK and Vivian Schoolcraft of Odessa, TX and several nieces and nephews.

Those that preceded him in death are his parents William Albert Little, Sr. and Bobbie (Hardin) Little.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, Eastland, TX Peru Mission Fund.