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Peacock, Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service

1411 North Howe Street, Southport, NC

OBITUARY

Hubert K. Brittain

May 8, 1930March 24, 2020
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Mr. Hubert Keith Brittain, 89, of Bolivia died Tuesday March 24, 2020 at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick.

Mr. Brittain was born in Brunswick County May 8, 1930 and was son of the late Floyd and Odessa Mercer Brittain. He was also preceded in death by a son, Perry Brittain and a brother, David Earl Brittain. He was US Navy veteran serving during the Korean War. He retired as a chief engineer from Sunny Point Military Ocean Terminal and also was one of the first electrical inspectors for Brunswick County. He was a lifetime member of Antioch Baptist Church of Bolivia where he served as deacon for many years and Sunday School teacher. He was a member and past master of Pythagoras Lodge #249 A.F.&A.M. of Southport and a member of the Brunswick County Shrine Club. He served on the Board of Directors of Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation for 38 years and served as the President of the Board from 1993 to 2015. He will always be remembered for his devotion to God, family and country.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lois Richardson Brittain; a son, Allen Brittain and wife Cindy of Southport; a daughter, Meleta Humbert and husband Glen of Shallotte; six grandchildren, Brittany and husband Ethan, Maranda and husband David, Katelyn (George), Morgan, Alex and Maddi; great-grandchildren, Riley, Annalee, Luke, Carly, Teagan; a sister, Elaine Phelps and husband Chad of Bolivia; a nephew, David Brittain and wife Marie, a niece, Linda Chadwick and husband Milton.

Funeral services will be private due to health concerns. You may view the service at 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Friday, March 27, 2020 on our Facebook Live page. Mr. Hubert’s grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Brittain will lie in state at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service 1411 N. Howe St. Southport, N.C. 28461 Thursday, March 26, 2020 from 12 o’clock noon to 8 o’clock in the evening.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be directed to the Shriners Hospital for Children at https://lovetotherescue.org/.

Online condolences may be made at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.

Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, 1411 N. Howe St. Southport, N.C. 28461

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Betty Gail Clark

March 29, 2020

Praying for you all. I will always love Uncle Herbert and you all. You will always be my family .

Kenneth and Vicky Click

March 27, 2020

Allen, we are so sorry for the loss of your dad. Praying for peace and comfort for you and your family

Colleen Milliken

March 26, 2020

So very sorry to hear of his passing. One of the nicest gentlemen i have ever meet. Always a smile an a friendly conversation. Sending prayers for the family.

Keith Gore

March 26, 2020

He was one of the most wonderful human beings I have ever know. He always treated my with the upmost respect and interest. I will miss him a great deal. May he rest in peace. May Lois and his family find comfort and realize how blessed they were to have this man with them for so many years. Good Bye Dear Friend.

Juanita Clemmons Cayer

March 26, 2020

So very sorry for your loss.

William (Billy) Williams

March 26, 2020

So sorry to hear. Hubert and I were lifetime friends. We grew up in the Antioch church community together and worked together at Sunny Point for almost 30 years. He was a special friend and will be sorely missed. My prayers are with you.

Nancy Moore

March 26, 2020

Your family will be in my prayers. Mr. Hubert was such a good friend to Raybon...I will always remember his kind words and smile.

J V Dove

March 26, 2020

My heart was saddened to hear that he had passed away. Prayers for the family during this time of sadness.

David Tomlinson

March 26, 2020

Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all. Mr. Brittan and my Father went a long way back working together at Sunny Point as well as Our Families all growing up together. Much Love to you all.

Kim Garner Pitts

March 26, 2020

Hubert touched many lives...ones you wouldn't even think he knew. He was a wonderful person & he did life right!! I'm so glad I knew you! Take your rest now Mr Hubert .

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