Sherman Dale Little died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Greeley. He was 88.
He was born in Delta, Utah, on April 17, 1929, to Sherman and Irene (Lewis) Little. He graduated from Delta High School and worked as a beekeeper before joining the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
While in the service he married Ila Talbot on Sept. 12, 1950, in the Manti LDS Temple. They lived in Texas and San Francisco. After his discharge, they moved to Delta. Mr. Little worked for Hellman Motor Co. for 30 years.
He enjoyed camping, boating with his family and traveling south in his motor home with his wife. Mr. Little was involved in the Delta Jaycees, Deltarado Days, Elks and Boy Scouts.
He is survived by a son, Charles Little of Deltona, Fla.; a daughter, Kathy Hanson of Evans; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ila, on Jan. 7, 2001; a son, Douglas; two brothers, Dee Smith and Carl Taylor; and a sister, Lavone Morrison.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Delta City Cemetery in Delta, Utah. Viewing will be that morning at Nickle Mortuary.
Nickle Mortuary of Delta, Utah, is handling the arrangements.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.