Edward Bernard Britt Jr., 69, of Wade, passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Eddie was born October 27, 1945 in Hagerstown, MD to the late Edward Bernard Britt and Vivian Colie Britt. Eddie grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. Following high school, Eddie joined the U.S. Navy and served his country. Upon his return to civilian life, Eddie worked as a long distance truck driver. Eddie loved being on the open road throughout the United States. Eddie was loved by his family and will be missed.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 1 p.m. from Rouse Funeral Home.
Eddie is survived by six children, John Britt of St. Louis, MO, Jack Britt of St. Louis, MO, Eddie Britt of Virginia Beach, VA, Faith Angela Beuhite of Virginia Beach, VA, Daphine Marie Lemonds of Virginia Beach, VA and Kathreen Sue Donald of Virginia Beach, VA; five siblings, Barbara Ann Todd of Fayetteville, Virginia Kiker of Raleigh, Bobby Britt of St. Johns, FL, Jimmy Britt of Orlando, FL and Edith Lynn Kirkland of Altamonte Springs, FL. In addition to his parents, Eddie was preceded in death by two siblings, Billy B. Britt of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL and Shirley Faye McDonald of Houston, TX.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.