Clifford Edgar “Dubb” Britt, age 88, of Rockwood

Clifford Edgar “Dubb” Britt, age 88, of Rockwood passed away Monday, January 17, 2022 in Ocala, Florida.  He was born January 29, 1933 in Roane County and was a member of Eureka Baptist Church in Rockwood.  He was a United States Army veteran who served his country proudly during the Korean War.  He had worked for over 18 years at Roane Electric Furnace in Rockwood and then retired after 18 years in the Maintenance Department at Brushy Mountain State Prison.  In the 60’s, Dubb was Boy Scouts Manager for Troop 204 and Assistant Scout Manager for Troop 305.  He had coached the Little League Rams in Rockwood for over 15 years.  Dubb loved boating, camping in the RV and especially enjoyed riding his electric bicycle and could often be seen on Highway 70 near Roane State and Post Oak.  He was also an avid UT Football fan.  Preceded in death by his loving wife, Wilma Jean Britt; parents, Dave & Minnie Lee Britt; several brothers & sisters.

SURVIVORS

Sons                          Denzel Britt & wife, Angela of Kingston

DeWayne Britt of Maryville

Daughter                  Donna Britt & Donnie of Flora City, FL

Grandchildren         Dayne Britt & wife, Tiffany of Rockwood

                                    Jessica Leigh Bond & friend, Abe of Lenoir City

                                    Adam Hamlett & friend, Ashley of Flora City, FL

Several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends

The family will receive friends 11:00 – 12:00 noon, Monday, January 24, 2022 at Fraker Funeral Home with funeral service following at 12:00 noon, in the chapel with Bro. Billy Boyd officiating.  Interment will follow the service at Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Midtown with military honors conducted by the Roane County Honor Guard.  Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net.  Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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