William Edward Britt, 77

William Edward Britt, 77, passed away Tuesday, July 5,
2016. He was born June 27, 1939 in Goldsboro, NC to the late David & Lola
Fail Britt. William had lived in Jacksonville since 1960 coming from
Goldsboro, was of the Baptist faith and was a graduate of Goldsboro High
School class of 1957. His hobby was gambling in Vegas, Mississippi,
Atlantic City and he will be dearly missed by all. William was predeceased
by his wife of 45 years, Norma Jean; brother, David Britt, Jr. Survivors
include his daughter, Kimberly Britt; fiancé, Alma Cothern; sister,
Dorothy Ellis (Billy); grandson, Rusty Cook (Shannon); great grandson, Sam
Banker; nephew, Marlon Britt (Teresa); nieces, Pattie Britt, Tracey Britt;
numerous other family and friends. Funeral services will be held Friday,
July 8 at 11am in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd
32218, with Rev. Ken Barney officiating. Interment will follow in Hughes
cemetery in Yulee, FL. The family will receive friends on Friday beginning
at 10am, 714-1110. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American
Diabetes Association.