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January 22, 2012 - 3:29pm

Mr. Donald C. Britt

posted by Joshua Smith.

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.   

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