David E. Britton

Friday, June 21, 2024

David E. Britton, 74, of Mt. Carmel, Ill. passed away on Monday, June 17, at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton. He was born in Linton on August 28, 1949 to Clarence E. and Zada (Bobbitt) Britton. He married his wife of 56 years, Jeanie (Hardesty) Britton on September 10, 1967.

David graduated from Linton Stockton High School in 1967. He worked for Duke Energy for 34 years, starting at the Edwardsport station in 1970 and transferring to the Gibson station in 1974. He retired in 2004. He loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting, boating, shooting and motorcycles.

Family left to cherish his memories are his wife, Jeanie Britton, of Mt. Carmel; a son, Thad (Trinity) Britton of Clarksville; three grandchildren, Cory (Natalie) Britton, Ashlynn Britton and Chloe Britton; a brother, Herbert (Marcia) Britton; and three sisters, Gretta West, Marla Wadsworth and Sara (Dennis) Bellamy.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers-in-law, Gene West and James Wadsworth.

Per Davidís wishes, there will not be a visitation or service. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of your choice in Davidís memory.

DeBaun Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.