September 17, 1949 - June 22, 2020
Graveside funeral services for Mr. David Britt, Sr. 70, of Galloway will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2020 at the Adams Cemetery with Rev. Chester Farmer officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. A viewing will be held 5-8:00 p.m. Saturday night at Hawthorn Funeral Home. Mr. David Allen Britt, Sr. was born September 17, 1949 in Shreveport, Louisiana. He passed this life June 22, 2020 at his Galloway home. David was one of five children born to the marriage of Aubrey William and Irma Lore Martin Britt. He attended schools in Shreveport at Woodlawn High School later graduating from Carthage High School with the class of 1967. He attended Panola College and graduated from the Kilgore Law Enforcement Academy. He served his country as Radio Infantryman in the U.S. Marine Corps. Sgt. Britt served three tours in Vietnam: 1969, 1970, and 1971. He also earned three purple hearts defending the country he loved. Mr. Britt spent his career in the oil field for Just in Time Sanitation and law enforcement career in Marion County as both a sheriff’s deputy and Assistant District Attorneys Office.David married Betty Joyce Harrison May 14, 2011. He was a member of the New Prospect Baptist Church, loved the outdoors, hunting, gardening, and fishing, playing his guitar and time with grandkids and family. He is preceded in death by his parents. Mr. Britt is survived by his wife, Betty Britt of Galloway; sons, David Britt, Jr. and wife Kaitlyn of DeBerry, Jamie Britt and wife Sunny of Los Angeles, CA; step sons, Davy Hartley of Carthage, and Richard Newman and wife Faith of Galloway; brothers, Gary Britt and wife Jan of Tulsa, OK, Michael Britt and wife Judy of Longview, Cathy Britt Tompkins of Longview, and Bonnie Britt of Carthage; Beloved “Pappy” to twelve grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
Graveside funeral services for Mr. David Britt, Sr. 70, of Galloway will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2020 at the Adams Cemetery with Rev. Chester Farmer officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. A viewing... View Obituary & Service Information
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