JAMES L. BRITT, JR.
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1ST SGT, US ARMY (RET)
James L. Britt, Jr., 73, of Wilmington, died Thursday, January 10, 2013, in Gulfport, MS.
Jim was born November 25, 1939 in Sampson County, NC, son of the late James Lafayette Britt and Pearl Naylor Britt.
Mr. Britt proudly served his country in the U.S. Army with one tour in Korea and four tours in Germany. He retired as an Armor 1ST SGT after 23 years of service. He was an active member and former officer with American Legion Post 10. Following his military retirement he worked as an engineer for WECT.
He is survived by his wife, Agnes Britt; daughter, Lisa Britt of Louisville, KY; two sons, James Ronald Britt of Elizabethtown, KY, and David Britt of Louisville, KY; step-son, Dale Hand (Tina) of Burgaw, NC; three grandchildren, Daniel Andrew Britt, Alex Hand, and Candice Hand; and a sister, Iris Martin (D. Wayne) of Georgia.
The family will receive friends from 4:00pm to 6:00pm Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Andrews Market Street Chapel.
A funeral service will be 11:00am Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Andrews Market Street Chapel with Rev. Joey Canady officiating. Interment will follow in Oleander Memorial Gardens.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com
Andrews Market Street Chapel
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2013