Willie “Alton” Britt

Willie “Alton” Britt

September 19, 2022, 71, Goldsboro –

Willie “Alton” Britt, 71, departed this walk of life Monday, September 19, 2022, at his home.

A viewing will be held Monday, September 26, 2022, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park in Dudley.

Mr. Britt was born in Wayne County on January 2, 1951, to the late Henry Britt Jr. and Emma Faison Britt. He was a member of New Stoney Hill United Holy Church in Goldsboro. Mr. Britt was a die-hard Washington Redskins fan!!! He loved to cook in his spare time on the grill being a master with the turkey and pig. He was known as “The Mayor” of The Highlands where he lived. He will be greatly missed.

He leaves to cherish his memories his daughter, Shannon Britt of Clayton (LeeLah); three brothers, James Britt, and wife, Sally of Greenville, De-Vaughan Britt (Rebecca) of Dudley and Al Cogdell and wife, Dolores of Fayetteville; two sisters, Mabletine Smith of Goldsboro and Edna Yvonne Blount and husband, Jimmy of Kansas; two grandchildren, Myan Britt and Jaylen Caldwell and a host of other relatives and friends.

Professional services are entrusted to Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.