Gene Max Littleton passed away February 21, 2022 in Benson Arizona. He was born April 23, 1950 in Bellingham, Washington to Lloyd Littleton and Margaret (Westerman) Littleton.
He is a graduate of Meridian High School. It was in his high school years he got a job working for Alberton’s till he joined the Navy from 1969 – 1973. He then took up crabbing and fishing in Alaska for 14 years and during the first few years built his own boat. Started raising beef then in 1998 married Joan Rasmussen.
In 1999 went to work for Trident Seafoods, in Anacortes until 2007 then to work for Silgin containers in Toppenish, Washington. Retired in 2012 due to health. In 2014 hit the road in an RV until 2019, settling in Benson, Arizona.
Gene is preceeded in death by his parents, sister, Gloria Littleton (1981) and brother, Larry Littleton (2021). He is survived by his wife of 24 years Joan, granddaughter, Madiline James of Benson Arizona, and grandson, Gabe James of Oak Harbor. Also, brothers, Robert Littleton (Joilyn), Monte Littleton (Julie), John Littleton, Terry Littleton (Tina), sisters, Sharon Wisland (Mark) and Shirley Ebinger (Paul).
A private military service will be held in Benson, Arizona.