8/24/2020 5:48:00 PM Keith Allen Brittain September 28, 1961 - August 21, 2020
NEWTON, N.C. - Keith Allen Brittain, 58, of Newton passed away on Friday, August 21, 2020 at his residence.
He was born September 28, 1961 in Burke County to Jerry Brittain and Gayle Stamey Ritchie. Keith was a member of Warlick’s Baptist Church in Hildebran and was a United States Army veteran. He was employed as an Electrical Engineer with Duke Power and enjoyed lineman’s rodeo, golfing, westerns, 70’s music and building things. Those left to cherish his memory are sons Justin Brittain and wife Nicki of Conover, Garrett Brittain and wife Jennifer of Wilmington; sister Kim Baker and husband Keith of Morganton; mother and stepfather Gayle and Slayton Ritchie of Hickory; father and stepmother Jerry and Millie Brittain of Morganton.
A service to celebrate Keith’s life will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 5 p.m. in the Chapel of Bennett Funeral Service in Newton. Rev. Eddie Andrews will officiate. Inurnment with military honors will follow on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Burke Memorial Park in Morganton. The family will receive friends prior to the service on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Bennett Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hearts and Hope Foundation, P.O. Box 596, Terrell NC 28682
Condolences may be sent to the Brittain family at www.bennettfuneralservice.com.
Bennett Funeral Service of Newton, N.C. is serving the Brittain family.