Mr. Jerry Lanier Britt, Sr. passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at his residence after an illness. He was 77 years old.
Mr. Britt was born in Darlington, SC on November 3, 1941 to the late Robert Carl and Eula Townsend Britt. He was a member of Bristow Freewill Baptist Church in Blenheim, SC. He was a construction worker for Daniel Construction for 30 years and also a maintenance supervisor for Perdue Farms for 10 years. He enjoyed working on cars, fishing, NASCAR, and spending time with his family.
Mr. Britt leaves behind to cherish his memory the love of his life, caretaker, and soul mate; wife Joann Britt of 45 years of love and devotion; sons, Jerry Lanier Britt, Jr. of Columbia, SC, Darren N. Britt (Lisa) of Columbia, and Edward Scott Beaton (Lori) of Florence, SC; daughters, Angie Cooper (Randy) of W. Columbia, SC and Jennifer Leigh Ard of Bennettsville, SC; sister, Shelba Britt Stewart of Florence, SC; grandchildren, Garrett Wayne Ard (Daisy), Heather Leigh Ard (Dustin), Grant Beaton, Abby Beaton, Audrey Beaton, Darren Britt, Jr., Amanda Britt, Jessie Bell Britt, Joseph R. Roller, Cody Cooper, Jeremy Cooper, Alexander Scarlett Davis, Logan Davis, Robin Krantz, and Renee’ Krantz; 19 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents listed above; sons, Robert Edward Britt and Craig Beaton; daughter, Farris Davis; very special great grandson, Cameron Ard; brother, Bobby W. Britt; sister, Lilla V. Britt.
A memorial service with military honors will be held graveside at McCall Cemetery, Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 3 pm.
Online condolences may be made @ www.bfhbennettsville.com
Burroughs Funeral Home is honored to assist the Britt family.