Edward Littleton, a retired city firefighter and former Northeast Baltimore resident, died of congestive heart failure Friday at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Ga. He was 86.
Born and raised in South Baltimore, Mr. Littleton attended parochial schools. He served in the Army from 1945 to 1946. He joined the Baltimore City Fire Department in 1946. Assigned for most of his career to Engine 56 in Northeast Baltimore, he retired in 1971.
He lived in Daytona Beach, Fla., from 1971 until 1981, when he moved to Columbus.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary in Columbus.
Mr. Littleton is survived by his wife of 62 years, the former Ann Tabor; a son, Thomas E. Littleton of Columbus; three daughters, Connie J. Pavlovsky of Ellicott City and Patricia A. Markland and Barbara L. Partridge, both of Columbus; a brother, Albert Littleton of Pasadena; a sister, Evelyn Musselman of Severna Park; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.