James (Jim) Barkley Little, age 85, of Winchester, Kentucky, formerly of Irvine. Mr. Little departed this life on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at the Fountain Circle Nursing Facility in Winchester.
Born on September 19th, 1936, in Irvine, Kentucky to the late James Elmer and Jewel Nickel Little. Mr. Little was a life-long member of the Irvine First Christian Church. Mr. Little also attended Calvary Christian Church, the Mount Carmel Campus. He was an honorably discharged Army veteran and a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. Mr. Little was retired from the state as the Career Coordinator at the unemployment office in Winchester, KY. After retiring, he spent most of his days enjoying his farm.
In addition to his parents Jim was also preceded in death by a sister, Nellie Jo Little, two nieces, Lu Anne Elliott and Jane Fike, and one nephew, William Morris Elliott III.
He is survived by a sister, Peggy Little Kayse, five great nieces and nephews as well as numerous great great nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends to miss him and mourn his passing.
Funeral services for James Barkley Little will be conducted on Thursday, July 28, 2022, at 11 A.M. in the chapel of Lewis Home for Funerals, Minister Tom Blackburn officiating. Music will be provided by Mary Anne Blackburn. Internment will follow in Riverview Cemetery in Beattyville, Kentucky. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening, July 27, 2022, at the Lewis Funeral Home from 6 until 9 P.M.
Pallbearers will be, Marty York, Casey Fike, Craig Rogers, Harold Trent, Kenton York, Casen Fike and Randall Christopher. Honorary pallbearers will be, Austin Isaacs, Jack and Joe Little, Darrell Dunaway, William Morris IV and Chad Isaacs.
Lewis Home for Funerals is honored to serve the family of James Barkley Little.