Richard Wayne Little, 69 of Wesley Chapel, passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. He was born in South Bend, Indiana and moved to Florida in 2006 from Michigan. Wayne was a carpenter by trade, Christian in faith and was an honorably discharged United States Army Veteran, serving during Vietnam. He loved his family, the outdoors, fishing (especially on the Gulf), hunting, cooking and did artistic wood finishing.
Wayne is survived by his wife of over 29 years, Carolyn “Cean” Little; Sons, Justin (Jenny) Little, Nathan (Martha Medina) Garrett, Jason (Marsy) Kempa and Joshua Little; daughters, Dina (Dan) Tallis, Meaghan (Ken) Walsh and Cheyanne (Vic Gomez) Little. Also surviving are his brother, Steve (Cindy) Little; step-brothers, Glen Ream, Scott Ream, Craig Ream, Jerry Howard; sisters, Cathy (Don LaDuke) Bachelder, Delores Ream-Piper; step-sisters, Sandy Howard, Jenny Ream, Amy Horner, Flossie Guldi and Diana Northrup. He has 12 grandchildren, Maddi, Carson, Paige, Ashlee, Blake, Jordan, Jaida, Enzo, Lucca, Lilly, Otis and Ezra. He was predeceased by his parents, Beverly (Jim) Ream, and Richard A. Little; infant twin daughters: Karina and Nichole, and infant daughter Emily; step-brother, Terry Ream and brother-in-law, Larry Bachelder.
He will be interred at Florida National Cemetery with military honors to be rendered on Monday, December 27 at 12:30 pm.