The Courier-Journal on 6/11/2009
NAPIER, 80, of Louisville, died Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at the residence
of his daughter, Carol Stokes.
Born in Anchorage, KY, Mr. Littrell was a railroad brakeman on the L&N/CSX
Railroad and played professional baseball for 16 years, four in the
"Big Show" with Philadelphia (1952- 1954), Kansas City (1955)
and Chicago Cubs (1957).
He was predeceased by his parents, George "Doug" and Ivey
(Napier) Littrell Sr.; and brother, George D. Littrell Jr.
Surviving family includes: wife, Sally Mae (Krause) Littrell; daughter,
Carol Stokes (Joey); sons, Rick Littrell (Janice) and Jack Douglas Littrell;
children from the first marriage, Richard Scott Littrell and Becky Bonds;
grandchildren, Kyle, Cody, Corey Littrell and Ashley Kaelin; and brother,
A funeral service celebrating his life will be conducted by Hospice
Chaplain Todd Sproust 2 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2009 at the Louisville
Memorial Gardens East Mausoleum Chapel, 11601 Ballardsvillle Road (241-8424),
with private burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens East.
Friends and family will visit noon until the time of service Friday
at the mausoleum chapel.
The family prefers, if you wish, contributions to Hosparus, P.O. Box
35425, Louisville, KY 40232-9892 or Alzheimer`s Association , 6100 Dutchmans
Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205-3284.