Homer Arthur Littell

Homer Arthur Littell
November 15, 1922 – July 15, 2019
FORESTBURG – Homer Arthur Littell, 96, died July 15, 2019.
He was born Nov.15, 1922 in Healdton, OK and the next year moved with his parents to Bar HL Ranch near Forestburg in Montague County, on land patented by his grandfather in 1875. He attended public school in Forestburg.
Littell attended The University of Texas in Austin and graduated in 1943 with a bachelor in business administration degree in money and banking, followed by 2.5 years in military service with the 5th Air Force in New Guinea and the Philippines in World War II. He then returned to the University of Texas where he received his master in business administration degree in finance in 1947. He later did graduate work in investments and mortgage banking at Beloit College and Stanford University.
He began his career in 1947 as an investment analyst for Southland Life Insurance Company in Dallas, followed by six years as vice president of American General Investment Corporation in Houston.
He had a financial career with Goldman, and served on the Board of Directors of Otero Savings in Colorado Springs, Gulf Atlantic Life Insurance Company in Dallas. Oklahoma City University awarded him with an honorary degree of Doctor of Commercial Science in 1995.
He was a member of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. He married Peggy in December of 1990 after meeting her at the Cambridge University in England.
Arthur was preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn; brother, Ross and sister, Ola Mae Zuschlag.
He is survived by his wife Peggy; daughters, Carol Littell, Steamboat Springs and Linda Adams, Boulder; a granddaughter; step-sons, Vic Abadie, Dr. Marc Abadie and Paul; and daughter, Margaret Whittaker.
Remembrances may be sent to Forestburg United Methodist Church.

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