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February 7, 1928 - February 25, 2021
Visitation will be held at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg Tuesday March 2, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. The funeral will begin at 11:00 a.m., with the graveside service to follow at North Bedford Baptist Church Cemetery.
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David “Jimmy” Monroe Litten was born February 07, 1928 and joined his Lord on February 25, 2021.
Jimmy served his country in the United States Army at the tail end of WWII, in occupied Japan. Upon his return home, he began a career working with pure breed Angus show cattle and received the Virginia Angus Association Herdsman of the Year, two years in a row. When he left cattle farming, he and his grandsons started Litten Paint Contracting LLC. Jimmy was a dedicated member and usher of Timberlake Baptist Church for 56 years. Finally retiring at the age of 86, he is preceded in death by his father Charles Dallas Litten, mother Velda Wine Litten and stepmother Eva Clem Litten, three sisters, Norma Will, Laura Hinkle, Evelyn Yount, and two brothers Beverly Litten and Larry Litten.
Jimmy is survived by his wife of 62 years Barbara Pullen Litten, one daughter Charlotte Wilson (Mike), two sons JR Litten (Sherry), and David Litten (Vickie). He is survived by eight grandchildren, Michael Wilson, Jamie Wilson, Brad Wilson (Elizabeth), Ehren Litten (Toni), Beth Hester (Timmy), Sarah Litten, Kelly Campbell (Matt), and Charlie Litten. He is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren Brandon Litten, Bryce Litten, Kaylin Campbell, Jayden Litten, Greyson Campbell, Delanie Litten, Kelton Litten, Nathaniel Wilson, Kamden Litten, and Jason Wilson. He is survived by four brothers Charles, Roy, Randy, Jerry, and three sisters Teresa, Sandra, Mary, many nieces and nephews, and special friends Gail and Darrel Tharrington.
Visitation will be held at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. The funeral will begin at 11:00 a.m., with the graveside service to follow at North Bedford Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, honorary donations can be made to Timberlake Christian School at 202 Horizon Drive Forest, VA 24551.
Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.