He married Darlene Cline Biddle on June 20, 1970 and she survives.
He was a member of the Hanna Street Baptist Church, Greencastle and attended school in Veedersburg. He had been employed by Harrison Steele in Attica for 16 years and then by the Putnam County Highway Department until his retirement in 2003.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Heather Little and husband Shawn, Greencastle, Monica Butts and husband Tom, Greencastle and Melody McGowen and husband Mike, West Lebanon; sisters, Sherri Davis, Veedersburg, Sue Steven and husband Ronnie, Judyville, Kerri Mitchell, Covington and Jerri Williams and husband Larry, Williamsport; grandchildren, Ashlee Skinner, Leeah (Butts) Vasquez and husband Fred, Chelsey and Fayth Adams, Shawna Young and husband Jon, Trisha Switzer and husband Jay, Thomas Butts, Zachary and Gabriel Adams, Tad and Tyler Little and Jason McGowen and wife Amanda; great-grandchildren, Lexi Young, Jessi Switzer, Gracelynn and River Little, Jarrick Hayden, Roscoe Skinner, Sylas Vasquez and Jayce McGowen and lifelong friends, Ronald and Linda Dorsett.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his in-laws, Rock and Ruth Cline and nephew Randy Cline.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Hanna Street Baptist Church, Greencastle with Rev. Patrick Smith officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Interment will be in the Walnut Chapel Cemetery, Belle Union.
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