Lester Littlefield, 80

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 6:15am

Lester  Leroy “Shorty” Littlefield Jr. Born June 7, 1935 and died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. Les was preceded in death by his wife, Faye B. Littlefield, sister Irene “Tillie” Scarborough, and his mother and father, Ethel L. and Lester L. Littlefield Sr. He is survived by his daughter, Starla L. and John C. Mandeville of Phenix City, Alabama; brother Everett and Verna Littlefield of Block Island, Rhode Island; step-daughter  Joann and Jim Keenan of Ormond Beach, Florida; grandson Jon Windom of Ormond Beach, Florida. Also, two granddaughters, Shannon L. Hood and Sarah F. Baker, and three great-granddaughters, Allison, Shandi, Marcina.

Les was born and raised on Block Island, Rhode Island. He joined the U.S. Army After high school. He was stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia, where he met his wife, Faye, of 51 years. He also worked for Westinghouse Electric Supply Company as an Inside Sales Associate for over 30 years. He was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church. In place of flowers, please make donations to the Block Island Volunteer Fire Department in Lester's memory. A memorial service will be held in the early fall.