Ricky Miller Britt

December 7, 1960 - January 30, 2021

12/07/1960 - 01/30/2021

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Wednesday February 03, 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
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Friends may come by for viewing and sign the guest book.

Thursday February 04, 2021
2:00 pm

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Britt Family Cemetery in Harrellsville, NC. Rev. Tony Capehart, Rev. Ray Faircloth, Jr, and Rev. Jeff Crabtree will be officiating the service.

HARRELLSVILLE, NC – Ricky Miller Britt, age 60, of Baker Road, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

Mr. Britt was born on December 7, 1960 to Thomas Wade and Ethelyn Miller Britt in Ahoskie, NC. He is a member of Harrellsville Baptist Church where he has served as an ordained deacon. He was also a former member of Harrellsville Volunteer Fire Department and has served the department as a chief. He coached little league baseball when his children were younger and loved teaching the game to the players. He has been a grower for Perdue Farms since 1989. Ricky devoted his life to farming, being in a field on a tractor made him happy, he took great pleasure in helping with his son’s sunflower business. However, what made Ricky the happiest was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He loved his family dearly and will be deeply missed by them and his friends.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a niece, Chassity Britt.

Ricky is survived by his loving wife, Jerri Lynn, two sons, Lee Britt of Harrellsville, and Joel Britt and wife Bridget of Powellsville; two grandsons, Dixon and Wiley Britt; a granddaughter, Macie Britt; two brothers, Perry Britt and wife Martha of Memphis, TN, and Neal Britt and wife Donna of Harrellsville; a sister, Charlotte Mizelle and husband Billy of Harrellsville; two nephews, Brian Johnson and wife Kate, and Wade Britt; two nieces, Erica Hart, and Brittney Matthews and husband Frankie; his mother and father in law, Jerry and Reba Hawkins; along with many friends.

Due to the pandemic restrictions, Ricky will be available for viewing and signing the guest book on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, and the family will be available any time at the home.

A graveside celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 2:00 pm at the Britt Family Cemetery, Harrellsville, NC, with Rev. Tony Capehart, Rev. Ray Faircloth, Jr, and Rev. Jeff Crabtree officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Harrellsville Baptist Church, PO Box 5, Harrellsville, NC 27942, or by clicking here or directly to Shepherd Center, 2020 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-1465 or by clicking here or directly to the PanCan (Pancreatic Cancer Action Network), 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 or by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Britt family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Becky McLawhorn
3 years ago

Jerri Lynn, I’m so sorry to hear of Ricky’s death. I pray you know and feel God’s peace and love in a special way at this time. Sending love and prayers to you and your family.

John Ponder
3 years ago

Jerri Lynn and family. Praying for you during this tough time. It’s been years but always thought a lot of both of you.

John Ponder
3 years ago

Jerri Lynn and family. Praying for you during this time. It’s been years but always thought a lot of both of you.

Judy Davis
3 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. I am so proud that I got to meet Mr Ricky. He was a. such a sweet man!!! Love and prayers go out to all his family and friends!!!

John Huntley Cuthrell
3 years ago

Jerri Lynn and Lee, so sorry to see Ricky leave us. Aimee and I are thinking of you all and praying for your strength, peace, comfort and joy as you remember and celebrate this truly god fearing wonderful person and man!

Tammy Downum
3 years ago

Jerri Lynn – I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family.

Debbie zwirlein
3 years ago

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

Carol Quave
3 years ago

Jerri Lynn, my heart goes out to you and your entire family. You and Ricky had a beautiful relationship and life together. I was always thankful to be included those summers at the beach with Becky and your family and will never forget the kindness you both shared with me. Ricky had such a kind heart which is now carried forward in you and your children. Love you all, Carol

Donna Gibson Robbins
3 years ago

Mr. Ricky fought a good fight and has now won his reward in heaven. Please take good care of yourself, Jerri Lynn. The after-effects of catastrophic illness takes quite a toll on family and caregivers. You are in my heart. Godspeed, Mr. Ricky.

melvin gurganus
3 years ago

Sorry for your loss, condolences to your family, Ricky was a nice guy, he will be missed.