Joseph James “Joe” Little, 39, of Montgomery, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 9, 2019. He was born in Williamsport on December 12, 1979 to Gary James and Ruth (Cryder) Little.
Joseph was of Catholic faith and was baptized at St. Joseph the Worker Parish. Joe was very talented and worked with his hands. His primary occupation was working as a self-employed painter. Music was a huge part of Joe's life. He enjoyed playing the keyboard and guitar. There was always music on when Joe was in the house or working. He was very creative and enjoyed drawing. Joe was also athletic. He traveled to Arkansas to represent Pennsylvania at a golf tournament and was the first local freshman to compete in the Pennsylvania state championship.
Joe loved his family and friends. His relationship with his son Bentley was especially close. Joe loved being Ben's dad. He also looked forward to being in Olivia's life and loved them both very much.
Joseph is survived by his parents, Gary and Ruth Little, of Montgomery, a son, Bentley James Little, a daughter, Olivia Grace Keller, and a sister, Amber Little, North Carolina.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to either the Salvation Army or to the local organization Saving Lives for Zachary in Joe's memory. Information can be obtained at savinglivesforzachary.com/donate.
We pray that those families impacted by the disease of addiction and mental health challenges know they are not alone. We especially pray that those suffering continue to find hope.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Maneval Allen Redmond Cremation and Funeral Home, Williamsport.
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