Burial is now scheduled for 10am, Friday, December 20, 2019, in Arlington National Cemetery.
Gregory Wayne Litten, of Felton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 19, 2019, in Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax, Virginia. He was 65.
Greg was born July 5, 1954, in Hagerstown, Maryland to the late, Charles & Doris(Cline) Litten. Greg was a 1972 Graduate of North Hagerstown High School, Hagerstown, Maryland, and enlisted in the United States Army, in 1973, serving proudly for 21 years, before retiring in 1994 with the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 3. He obtained various recognitions throughout his career including the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with Two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal with Two Bronze Loops, the National Defense Service Medal with one bronze service star, the Southwest Asia Liberation of Kuwait Medal, and various service ribbons.
After returning home from service, Greg worked as a manager for True Value Hardware, in Dover for 2 years, before becoming the Parts Manager at Kent County Motors from 1996-2014.
In his free time, Greg enjoyed doing puzzles, woodworking, and had become an accomplished chef grilling and cooking, and watching the Food Channel all the time; but he mostly enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He also loved music, and had spent some time D.J. ing at several events while he was stationed in Germany.
In addition to his parents, Greg was preceded in death by the love of his life, Margaret “Marge” Litten, who passed in 2009, and by his step-brother, James Richardson.
Greg is survived by his daughter, Kristy Stallsmith & husband, Scott, of Fairfax, Virginia; his 2 grandchildren Tyler & Kendall Stallsmith; 3 brothers, Donald Litten, of Hagerstown, MD; Rev. Ronald Litten, of Concord, VA. and Owen Richardson, of Washington, D.C. and 2 sisters, Tina Hartman of Hedgeville, West Virginia and Jeanne Litten, of Hagerstown, MD.
Funeral Services will take place 4 pm, Sunday, October 27, 2019, in Pippin Funeral Home, Inc., 119 West Camden-Wyoming Ave. Wyoming, DE; where family and friends may view from 1-4 pm. Burial with Full Military Honors will be held 10am, Friday, December 20, 2019 in Arlington National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to C.O.P.D. Foundation for Research, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Miami, FL 33134.
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