Johnny (John) Mack Britt
February 18, 1945 - January 7, 2019
Reno Township Hall
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Reno Township Hall
6672 Miller Road
Johnny (John) Mack Britt of Whittemore, age 73, passed away peacefully on January 7th, 2019 at home with family by his side. John was born on February 18th, 1945 in Alma, Ga. to the late Joseph and Ruby (Coley) Britt.
During John’s childhood he worked in the cotton and tobacco fields on his parents farm. John graduated high school 2 yrs early and then went on to attend Georgia Tech University. After attending Georgia Tech, John then decided to serve his country and enlisted in the United States Marines on November 29th, 1965. John was honorably discharged from with Marines on a hardship due to his father’s passing. John remained in the Alma, Ga area until 1969 when he made the decision to move to Detroit, Mi.
John married his loving wife Sharon on June 29th, 1972 and together the celebrated 46 years of marriage.
John worked as a Field Supervisor of Underground Utilities for Knight Construction for 23 years. John enjoyed many years of hunting, fishing, watching NCAA basketball, football, and NASCAR. John also enjoyed playing pool and throwing horseshoes; however most of all John loved spending time with his family and friends.
John is survived by his loving wife Sharon Britt of Whittemore, children Kenneth (Lesley) Britt of Imlay City, Johnny (Dawn) Britt of Flushing, Sophia (Wesley) Bellinger of Tawas City, and John (Mykal) Britt Jr. of Jacksonville, Fl, many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
John was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Ruby, his brothers Junior and Ronnie, his sisters Connie, Christine, and Linda, his sons William (Billy) and Lawrence (Larry).
There will be a celebration of John’s life on January 26th, 2019 at 1:00 PM followed by a luncheon at the Reno Township Hall located at 6672 Miller Rd, Whittemore, Mi.