Joey Kelvin Britt, 59, of Salisbury, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016. He was the loving husband of Karen Britt to whom he was married for 40 years.
Joey was born on April 13, 1957 to the late Shelba Carter in Robeson County. He worked in Telecommunications for the North Carolina Highway Patrol, retiring after 30 years of service. After retirement, he continued working as coordinator for the BLET program at Davidson County Community College. Joey was an active member of Gold Hill Wesleyan Church and President of the East Camp Gideons. He dedicated his life to public service and to helping his fellow man.
Joey is survived by wife, Karen; son, Sean (Blair); daughter, Holli Britt; and brother, Johnney.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 11-1 pm at Gold Hill Wesleyan Church in Gold Hill. A service will follow at 1 pm in the church. Burial will be held in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to: Gold Hill Wesleyan Church, PO Box 286, Gold Hill, NC 28071.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Britt family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.