The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


March 29, 2013

Ralph Little


Thursday, March 28, 2013 —

Ralph served as a Stanly County Commissioner in the early 1950’s. He helped organize the Oakboro Rural VFD, where he was also a volunteer. He was a member of the VFW and retired mail carrier, builder and farmer.

Mr. Little served as a gunner on a B17 Flying Fortress in the Army/Air Force in World War II. His plane was shot down in Belgium and he was captured by Germans and held Prisoner of War for one year.

Memorials may be made to Salisbury VA Medical Center, Attn: Voluntary Service Office, 1601 Brenner Ave., Salisbury, NC 28144.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Little family.

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