Reverend Dr. Robert Little, Jr. was
born in Tabor City, N. C. to the late Robert and Geneva Little. He graduated from Central High School, Whiteville, N. C. in
1965 and immediately joined the U. S. Air Force.
While in the Air Force, Rev. Little pursued the Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
at the University of Maryland. Upon Separation from the Air force, Rev. Little joined the workforce at the E. I. DuPont Plant,
Leland, North Carolina for thirty-three years. While at DuPont, Rev. Little continued study at Southeastern and Brunswick
community colleges in North Carolina and Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, Alabama.
Reverend Little received a Bachelor of Science degree
in Occupational Safety and Health Engineering from Columbia Southern University.
Reverend Little accepted the call to the ministry in
1998; matriculated and graduated from Hood Theological Seminary, Salisbury, North Carolina with a Master of Divinity Degree
in 2004 and a Doctor of Ministry Degree, May 12, 2012.
Presently, Reverend Little is pastor of Piney Grove African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church,
Havelock, North Carolina. Reverend Little has pastored Speaks Temple A. M. E Zion Church, Wilmington, North Carolina, and
Piney Grove A. M. E. Zion Church, Clarkton, North Carolina.
Reverend Little has been married to Glenda C. Little
for 44 years. That glorious union has been blessed with two adult children Regina Little Patterson and Robert Little III.
Charlie and Regina Patterson have two daughters (Glenda and Jania) and Robert and Tandenica Pierre-Louis Little III have a
boy and a girl (Robert IV and Caia). Reverend Little truly loves his family and is often heard talking about his four beautiful
and loving grand children Glenda, Robert IV, Jania and Caia.
Reverend Little is a man of God, striving to fulfill the calling on his life
ordained by God. His favorite verse of Scripture exemplifies his walk with God.
who is greatest among you shall be your servant,” Matthew 23:11.