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Lofton L. "Schott" Little

Obituary for Lofton L. "Schott" Little

June 10, 1910 - September 14, 2016
San Antonio, Texas | Age 106

...caring, strength of character, energy, dedication and loving nature...


Lofton L. Little, "Schott", was born in Junction, Texas on June 10, 1910 to Floyd and Nina Little. He was raised on a sheep and goat ranch near Junction. He moved to San Antonio in 1929 to attend Drawns Business College.

He has gone from riding in a horse and buggy to flying in the supersonic Concord.

He married Helen Shelton in 1938. She preceded him in death. Mr. Little worked for Lance, Inc. as a branch manager for twelve years. In 1953, he began what is now L.C. Vending Co., a family business operated by his son, daughter and grandson.

Mr. Little is a past President of the Texas Merchandise Vending Association and also a past President of the San Antonio Manufacturer's Association. He was one of the early members of St. David's Episcopal Church, having been a part of the formulation when members met in the home of the minister. He served as a member of the Vestry for a number of years.

He was a member of the Optimist Club, 20-30 Club, and the Cosmopolitan Club. For several years, he served on the Board of Directors of Rudd-Milikan.

He is survived by his son Ladd, daughter Lynne Little Banks, and grandchildren: Tracy Dickens and husband Kelly; Ashley Long and husband, David; Egan Little and wife Amy. He is also survived by his nieces, Jeanette Lawrence and Jean Webber.

"Schott", as he was affectionately known, had a long, joyful life. He was an avid fisherman and fished many times in Canada, Alaska, Mexico and other parts of the United States.

He took great pleasure in the operation of the family ranch. He loved his God, family, friends, traveling, music, bridge, business and sharing a laugh with many of his many friends. He will be remembered for his caring, strength of character, energy, dedication, and loving nature.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 24th beginning at 9:30 AM at Porter Loring on McCullough with a Funeral Service in the chapel at 10:00 AM followed by interment in Mission Burial Park North.

In lieu of flowers, friends may desire to contribute to SAMMinistries or to a charity of their choice.

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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