NORTH JACKSON - A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, North Jackson Chapel, for Russell “Rusty” Little, 57, who died Friday evening at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
Rusty was born April 17, 1961, in Warren, the son of Raymond and Marlene (Kinkade) Little.
He worked as a truck driver for many years for various trucking companies.
In his spare time, Rusty enjoyed watching NASCAR, drag racing, the NFL and Ohio State. He was a part of the Rolling Thunder Gaming, an online virtual NASCAR racing game, where he raced weekly and made numerous friends across the country.
Most of all, Rusty enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his 15 grandchildren and great-grandson.
Rusty is survived by his wife, the former Kimberly Koby, whom he married June 4, 1994; his mother, Marlene Little; five sons, Terry (Jen), Josh (Janay), Andy (Nicole), Brad (Melissa), and Dan; three daughters, Stephanie, Natasha, and Heather; brothers David (Vicki) Little, Ken (Dee) Little, and Lee (Candy) Little; sisters Lisa (Chester) Cercone, Jenny (Greg) Daily; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, brother Allen Kinkade, and his grandparents.
Family and friends may call on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that material tributes take the form of donations to the family.
Visit www.higgins-reardon.com to send condolences to the family.