Funeral services for Chester M. "Bunny" Littlefield have been scheduled for Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 2:00pm at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel with Chad Collins and Mark Harris officiating. Interment will follow in the Peerless Cemetery with Jimmy Anderson, Brad Dodd, Charles Murray, Ronnie Glossup, Danny Evans and Steve Ray serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers include Caryle Young, Weldon Glossup, Steve Fisher, Bruce Joslin, Don Petty, and Jerry Titsworth. A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at Tapp Funeral Home from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.
Chester Marvin Littlefield was born in Talco on May 26, 1925, the son of A. C. "Babe" and Frauline Horn Littlefield. He married June Caldwell on August 8, 1981 in Garland. She survives. He was retired from the City of Garland as the Supervisor of Mechanics and he also owned and operated a bulldozer in Hopkins County. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II in the infantry, Third Army, Thirty Fifth division and was wounded in Germany on October 17, 1944. He was awarded a Purple Heart, WWII Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal. In honor of his service to his country, Hopkins County Military Coalition will perform graveside rites.
Survivors include daughters, Brenda O'Shield, of Sulphur Springs, Janice Smith, of Lake Dallas, Joy Pierce, and husband, Ron, of Shady Shores; son, Lee McCleskey, and wife, Phyllis, of Garland; brothers, Bill Littlefield, of Denton, Thurman Littlefield, and wife, Patty, of Sulphur Springs, Frank Littlefield, and wife, Beverley, of Sulphur Springs; Sisters, Helen Harris, of Olney, Vergie Allen, and husband, Kenneth, of Powderly, Ardith Luckey, of Ridgeway; brother in law, L. D. Caldwell, of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Curtis Fisher, Jeff Smith, Tracy Montgomery, Carley Malloy, John Malloy, Jordan McCleskey, and Joseph McCleskey; seven great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.