Obituaries

David Litle

January 18, 1958 - January 18, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: January 24, 2019

Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs

  • Visitation: 2-3:30p
  • Memorial Service: 3:30p

David Gene Litle, “Goose”, 61, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Friday, January 18, 2019, at home in Excelsior Springs.

Visitation will be Thursday, January 24, 2019, from 2-3:30p, followed by a Memorial Service at 3:30p at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs. Burial will be at a later date at Polley Cemetery

Goose was born January 18, 1958, in Greenfield, MO. He is the son of the late Leland Eugene and Hazel Irene (Glass) Litle.

Goose worked on the line at General Motors for over 41 years. He was an avid sports fan, and while he loved all sports, he particularly loved the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals and the Mizzou Tigers. His love for sports also extended to the NCAA tournaments, which he always took time off for.


He is survived by his mother: Hazel Litle; two daughters: Heather (James) Stockham of Kearney, MO, and Stephanie (Beau) Mullins of Slater, MO; three sisters: Janet (Jerry) Gable, Penny Wilson and Candi (Scott) Falconer; one brother: Don (Judy) Litle; six grandchildren: Adyson (also known as Abby), Breeanna, Gabriel, Riley, Caden, and Cash; and many nieces and nephews that loved him dearly.

In addition to his father, David was preceded in death by his nephew, Corey Falconer.

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