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Britton, John Edward (Johnny)

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February 2, 1935 - September 2, 2014

Britton, John Edward (Johnny)

John Edward Britton, age 79, of Garland, Texas, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, February 2, 1935, to Paul and Kathleen Britton and he attended schools in Dallas, Texas.  John was in the US Navy and stationed in Hawaii as a Submarine Torpedoman and later he worked as a wholesale parts representative for 36 years.

John is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Wanda Britton, his daughter, Pamela Whitaker, his son, Chad Britton, son-in-law, Jeff Whitaker, daughter-in-law, Kasey Britton, 3 grandchildren, Cynthia and Zane Britton and Brittni Whitaker, sister Marilyn Wasmuth of California, and many other beloved niece, nephews, and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Kathleen Britton, his brother, Paul Britton Jr and his son, Johnny Britton Jr.

The family will receive visitors September 4, 2014 from 6-8pm in the Parlor at North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane,  Farmers Branch, TX  75234.

Celebration of Life will be Friday, September 5, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at Prestonwood Baptist Church, 12123 Hillcrest Road, Dallas, TX 75230.

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Sheryl Cuellar

September 05, 2014 11:11AM

With tears we know he is home with The Lord where there is no pain or sorrow, reunited with those who have gone on before and watching over you all. Praying for your family and may God hold you in the palm of his hand and give you peace and strength.

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September 05, 2014 12:10AM

our loss is heaven's gain. sending prayers of strength to your family.

Angie Schroeder

September 04, 2014 4:43PM

I'm so sorry about your loss, God be with your family and give u comfort and peace.

Anita Goebel

September 04, 2014 4:39PM

John was always laughing and joking around, he was a light to Chandler Height Neighborhood Association.
This chapter of John's life has been read and we will meet again.
I know all of Chandler Heights will miss him

Rick Rangel

September 04, 2014 4:01PM

To Chad and The Britton Family,
my thoughts and prayers are with you all. I am very sorry for your loss. God Bless.