Richard Little

Wood River | Saturday, January 28 2023 |

Richard Robert Little, 83, passed away at 5:37 am, Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Alton Memorial Rehabilitation and Therapy.

Born January 28, 1940, in Cave-in-Rock, IL, he was the son of Cara Wilmetta Grounds of East Alton and the late Richard T. Little.

He had been employed in the mold shop at Owens-IL Glass for 32 years before retiring. Robert was an exotic bird fancier.

In September of 1962, he married Ruthie Glenn in Wood River.  She survives.

Surviving in addition to his mother and wife are two daughters, Alicia Gross of Wood River, and Robbi (Ricky) Meier of East Alton; three grandchildren, Cara (James) Pruitt, Tara (Michael) Hall, and Reese Meier; and four great-grandchildren, Jaelynn, Jocelynn, James, Jr., and Chloe Pruitt.

Visitation will be from 9 am until the time of service at 11 am, Tuesday, January 31 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.  Frank Akers will officiate.

Burial will follow in Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey.

Obit Provided By:
Mark's Mortuary

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