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OBITUARY: Roscoe Floyd Littlefield, 1929-2017


Born 06/29/1929 and passed away on 09/17/2017 at home in Weitchpec with his wife, Sylvia Littlefield, at his side.

Roscoe was from Locust Grove, Okla. then Arvin, Calif.

He attended Arcata High School while working for Rodscraft Plywood Mill.

He was partners with Harvey Godwin in The Daffodil Farm in McKinleyville, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

He owned a ranch in Dows Prairie, Califonia with cattle and horses.

He worked with Gene Colegrove in Eastern Humboldt County in the early 1950s.

He went to Alaska to work in the oilfields for years. Roscoe was a crane operator in Northern Cal in Kern County and a member of Local 12 of Southern California. Roscoe set the record for pouring concrete on the California Aqueduct.

He was the owner operator of the X Bar Ranch on Bald Hills, a thousand-acre ranch leased from Gasland Graves.

Roscoe is survived by his loving wife, Sylvia Littlefield of 68 years, his four sons: James and wife Evelyn and children (four grandsons) from Reno, Nev.; Timothy and his three sons and one daughter (preceded him in death); Richard Littlefield and one son, Richard “Chay” Littlefield; daughter Armind M. Mills and her son, David Joseph Mills (of Anchorage, Ala.); Wayne and his daughters Kimberly (of Bakersfield), Jennifer, Amanda (of Weitchepec ) and son Justin (of Reno).

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