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Calvin Littles

January 20, 1953 ~ September 14, 2022 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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Calvin L. Little age 69 of Cleveland, TN passed Wednesday, September 14,2022 in
a Chattanooga, TN hospital. He grew up in Okahumpka and Leesburg Florida, and later moved to Albion, NY
where he completed his education at Hudson Valley Community College and Utica College in Utica New York. From Utica, Calvin began his work career at Bendix in
Green Island, New York and worked his way up from quality control analyst to become the first black plant manager. He was transferred to Cleveland, TN where that
Bendix plant eventually became Honeywell. He and his wife Tanya, also became owners of the local restaurant in Cleveland, TN. called the 'The Spot'. The family
moved to Illinois where Calvin took another plant manger position at Brake Parts in McHenry, II, and upon retirement he was operations manager of Mathews company in
Crystal Lake, Illinois. He loved golfing, and gardening and had quite a green thumb. He was a wiz at remodeling and repairing things, and loved the New York Yankees and the Dallas
Cowboys. Calvin was preceded in death by his mother Micque Paxton Little, father George Little, 2 brothers George Little Jr. and Charles Marvin Little. He leaves behind his loving wife of 46 years, Tanya Harrell Little, daughter Tiffany H. Little, son Lenier H. Little, as well as granddaughters Alexis R. Cooper and Miah C. Little and 3 grandsons Kenyon Ja'rell Marsh, Justus W. Little and Jacoby D. Little. Also leaving behind his sisters Lavenia Knight (Joe), Rosetta McKenzie, Barbara Ann Wilson (William) and Phyllis Little, brother-in-law, William Harrell (Lil) of Las Vegas, NV, sisters-in-law, Christine Harewood (Les) of Las Vegas, NV, Diane Pompey (Ken) of Albany, NY, and Phyllis Tarver Little of Cleveland, TN, not to mention a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many dear friends. The family will receive friends in a walk through visitation on Monday, September 26,2022 in the chapel of M.D. Dotson and Sons Funeral Home - Cleveland, Tn. from 3:00 p-.m. until 5:00 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted on Saturday October 1, 2022 at 11 :00 a.m. at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church 3720 N Quarters Rd Okahumpka, Florida with Pastor, Rev. Dennis Adams officiating. The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church on Saturday, and from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at
Eastside Funeral Home 210 Knott Street, Leesburg, Florida on Friday evening.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
October 7, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eastside Funeral Home - Garden Of Peace Chapel
210 Knott St
Leesburg, FL 34748

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Mt Olive Baptist Church
3720 North Quarters Road
Okahumpka, FL 34762

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