Mr. Donald C. Britt
Mr. Donald C. Britt, 75, of Byron, died Saturday (January 21, 2012) at the United Memorial Medical Center.
Mr. Britt was born January 28, 1936 in Batavia, a son of the late Gerald and Mary (Chapin) Britt.
Mr. Britt was a retired farmer and former partner at L-Brooke Farms in Byron. Mr. Britt was a partner with G.F. Britt and Sons and also Byron Enterprises (now Oxbo International). He served as a director for ProFac Cooperative. Don was a former Byron Town Supervisor and served on the Byron Town Board. He served on the Board of Directors for Cornell Cooperative Extension and NYS Farm Bureau. He was a past vice moderator for the Genesee Valley Presbytery and also a board member of the Genesee Orleans Ministry of Concern. He was a private pilot and the rarest of breeds, a liberal republican!
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Britt of Byron; a daughter, Kim (Mark) Dewey of Byron; a son, Donald B. (Chrystal) Britt of Byron; five grandchildren, Meghan Dewey of Chicago, Illinois, Sarah Dewey of Montclair, New Jersey, Nathan Dewey of Penfield, Benjamin Britt of Byron and Kylie Britt of Byron; a sister, Jane (John) Porter of Valley Center, California, a sister-in-law, June (Linderman) Britt of Fremont, Michigan, and many nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his brother, Gerald Britt.
Calling hours are Tuesday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia. Services will be at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Byron Presbyterian Church, 6293 West Main, Byron. A reception will be held immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall. Burial will be at a later date in Byron Cemetery, Byron. Memorials may be made to the Byron Presbyterian Church, Furnace Fund, P.O. Box 206, Byron, NY 14422. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.