STATESVILLE Michael Rhoyde Little, 48, of Statesville, died Monday, June 10, 2019. Born in Amityville, N.Y., July 24, 1970, he was a son of the late Royde L. Little and Donna Howland Little who survives. He was a cook at Marty's Restaurant. In addition to his mother, he is survived by a brother, Steven Little; a sister, Melissa Little; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the home Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Condolences may be sent online to the family to www.nicholsonfunerals.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the benefit of the family and sent to Nicholson Funeral Home, 135 E. Front St. Statesville, N.C. 28677. Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with caring for the family.