Hometown: Tolu, KY
Position: G Playing Height: 6-3 Playing Weight: 185
Date of Birth: August 14, 1908
Date of Death: October 15, 1987
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Obituary - Ercel Little, Madisonville Messenger
Born in Livingston County, August 14, 1908, he was the son of the late Dallas Hickman Little and Elizabeth Watson Little.
He was a retired assistant principal at Madisonville North Hopkins High School; member of the First Baptist Church, the Baracca Sunday school class; former deacon of Marion Baptist Church; played basketball for the University of Kentucky under Adolph Rupp's first two teams; member of the University of Kentucky Alumni, former principal of Crittenden County High School.
He is survived by his wife, Dimple Watson Little, 107 Highland Drive; one daughter, Betty J. Wilhite, Calhoun; one son and daughter-in-law, Dwight P. and Kay Brinkley Little, Madisonville; and five grandchildren, Doug, Mike, David and Laura Wilhite, and Bryan Little.
Services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, October 17 at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home, with Dr. H. Garrison Coltharp officiating. Graveside service will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday at Maple View Cemetery in Marion, Ky.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday until the funeral hour at the funeral home.