Noble B. Little
Jul 7, 1927 - Mar 4, 2008
Noble B. Little of rural Riverton died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at Morning Star Care Center at Fort Washakie. He was 80 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church south of Riverton. Catholic clergy will officiate. Interment will follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery at St. Stephen's.
There will be a rosary, followed by a wake, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Eagle Hall at St. Stephen's.
Noble Bernard Little was born on July 7, 1927, at St. Stephen's, the son of Lawrence and Rena (Redman) Little. He attended school at St. Stephen's.
Mr. Little served in the U.S. Army and later worked as a cowboy on the Northern Arapaho Ranch.
He took care of his mother's cattle, broke horses, trapped beaver, and taught his grandsons those skills. He taught all of his family how to ride and take care of horses.
He also sheared sheep on ranches in the Lost Cabin, Lander, and Casper areas.
He had participated in Wind River tie drives.
Mr. Little was a past member of the American Legion.
His family said he enjoyed watching movies, riding horses, gardening, being around his grandchildren, rodeos, being with his family and attending gatherings. He was once an avid walker.
Survivors include his nephews, Larry Makeshine, Gary Lincoln, and Byron Lincoln; good friend, Peter Lafromboise; nieces, Antoinette Harris, Irene Denny, Nora Tabaho, Camille Lincoln, Juanita Lafromboise, and Sandra Faust; special grandchildren, Chasity Makeshine and Alonzo Tabaho; a brother, Patton Brown and his wife Rose; sisters, Joanne Little and Pauline Lincoln and her husband Leroy; grandchildren and great grandchildren; numerous extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Frances Makeshine, and three infant sisters.