Monday, July 4, 2022

Richard Littlefield, 84

WINNABOW — Richard Littlefield, 84, of Winnabow, NC passed away peacefully on June 20, 2022 

Richard was born on April 6, 1938 to the late Lynwood Littlefield, Jr. and Elva Aichholz Littlefield in MA. Richard joined the Navy at age 17 upon graduation from high school in Ashland, VA in 1955.  After 4 years in the Navy, Richard worked for Collegeville Equipment Company in PA until 1975 in which he owned Littlefield International Harvester dealership in Greenville, NC. In 1980, Richard worked for Texas Gulf /PCS in Kinston and Raleigh, NC until his retirement.

Richard leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife of 61 years; Judith Anne Short. A daughter Diane Littlefield (Cynthia Deal), Scott Littlefield (Wendy) and daughter Melissa Young (Daniel). Grandsons, Bradlee and Sam Littlefield, Granddaughter, Alyssa Cruthis, and great grandson Cooper Henderson. 

Richard is survived by his siblings, Linda of Ashland, VA; Roger Littlefield of Highland, UT, George Littlefield of Montpelier, VA and Jeffrey Littlefield of Richmond, VA.

After retirement, Richard enjoyed deer and bear hunting with family and friends in PA and NC, especially Friday nights and Saturday mornings at Black River Hunting Club. One of his favorite pastimes was watching NASCAR Racing and Judge Judy! A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made at The Lower Cape Fear LifeCare.

Please leave memories and condolences to Richard’s family by visiting Atlantic Cremation Services.

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