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Raymond James Little

February 7, 1942 — March 4, 2023

Raymond James Little Jr, age 81, of Grants Pass, died March 4, 2023 at his home.

Raymond was born February 7, 1942 in Mount Clemens, Michigan to Raymond James Little and Wanda Eileen (Roe). He was raised by his mother and step-father, Roy Siegert. On February 11, 1967 he married the former Diana Marie (Eichholz) in Sacramento, California. Raymond enlisted in the Army Reserves and served as a drill instructor in Fort Ord, California.

He moved to Oregon 20 years ago from Sacramento; and to Grants Pass five years ago from Roseburg. The couple attended Faith Lutheran Church in Roseburg where they volunteered with Thrivent and other church/community projects.

Raymond enjoyed listening to jazz and blues, playing the keyboard, a lifetime of bowling, old cars especially Corvette memorabilia, airshows, animals including his cat and dogs, building wooden model kits, and cruiser motorcycle touring.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Diana Little of Grants Pass; daughter Debbie Baerman and her husband Jeff; sister Hisami Yoshida of Rochester, Washington; brother Fred Siegert of Roseville, California. He is preceded in death by his brother, Bob Nyman; father, mother, and step-father.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shelter Friends, PO Box 173 Grants Pass OR 97528

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