Monday, October 3, 2022

Lantana man dies of injuries sustained in 2009 accident

A Lantana man who was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle last year has passed away.

Eddie Little, 67, succumbed on Friday to complications of a traumatic brain injury and stroke which occurred after he was struck by a vehicle on the morning of Feb. 27, 2009, at Bonham Parkway and Lantana Trail while walking his dog.

Little, a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather, was born in Houston, TX on February 17, 1943, and grew up on Galveston Bay in San Leon. He retired from a career in public education in 2002 and moved to Lantana to be close to his two granddaughters.

A tribute to Little will be held this Monday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m. at Lantana Golf Club. The event will consist of an informal celebration on the golf course with dessert to follow.

A memorial celebration is scheduled for Tuesday, July 20, at 4:00 p.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Kilgore, TX.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to or St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 818 E. Main Street, Kilgore, TX 75662.

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