Farmville……………………………………….Durwood Tyson Little, 81, passed away peacefully December 16, 2021.
Mr. Little was born in Pitt County on December 5, 1940, to Bert Thomas and Frances Tyson Little. After graduation from Farmville High School in 1959, he volunteered with the U.S. Air Force and served four years, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was employed in banking and insurance in Pitt County for over 40 years. At the time of his death, he was Secretary of the R.L. Davis Charitable Trust Fund.
Mr. Little returned to Farmville in 1967 as manager of Security Savings and Loan and was very active in the Farmville Community. He was a member of the Farmville Presbyterian Church where he served as deacon, elder, and treasurer. He was a member of the Farmville Rotary Club for many years, serving as President and Treasurer; President of Farmville Country Club; Chairman of Pitt County Beautification Committee; Director of Farmville Chamber of Commerce; Treasurer of Farmville Child Development Center; President of Tyson-May Reunion; Chairman of the Farmville United Fund; Chairman of Farmville Heart Fund and Chairman of Farmville Cancer Fund. Mr. Little also served as President of Coastal Plains Chapter 176 of Institute of Financial Education. He was elected to the Board of Commissioners for the Town of Farmville in 1973.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jane Hobgood Little; daughter, Carrie Frances (Fran) Hutchison and husband, Robert Day Hutchison, Jr.; granddaughter, Carrie Elizabeth Hutchison; and grandson, Robert Day Hutchison, III.
A Celebration of Life will be Monday, December 20, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at the Farmville Presbyterian Church. Visitation will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Farmville Presbyterian Church, 4138 Grimmersburg Street, Farmville, NC 27828; or Farmville Rescue & EMS, Inc., P.O. Box 351, Farmville, NC 27828.
Online condolences may be made at www.farmvillefh.com.
Arrangements are by Farmville Funeral Home.
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