|Birth: ||Sep. 1, 1947|
|Death: ||Dec. 3, 2003|
ASHEBORO - Thomas Steven Brittain, 56, of 970 Tamworth Road, Asheboro, died at his home on Monday, Dec. 8, 2003.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 2003, at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mike Holder, Rev. Tim Brittain and Dr. J.C. Grose officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Brittain was born in Princeton, N.C., on Sept. 1, 1947, to the late A.C. and Louise Thomas Brittain. He grew up in Raleigh, N.C., was a graduate of Needham Broughton High School and attended North Carolina State University. He was a member of Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh and later became a member of First United Methodist Church in Asheboro where he served on boards and committees, a former Disciple class teacher, and was closely involved in the formation of Christian United Outreach Center. He was the founder and Executive Director of Christian Companions, an organization that provides shut-ins and their caregivers with companionship, encouragement, confidence, support and prayer, as well as being a listener, friend and helping with daily chores. He was also instrumental in developing the volunteers of Christian Companions in their training. He was a very successful businessman, owning and operating All Brand Appliances in Troy, N.Y., along with other businesses and developing commercial and residential real estate. He established the Troy, N.Y., chapter of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and served two terms as president. In 1987, Mr. Brittain retired and moved to Asheboro in order to care for his mother.
Survivors include his daughter, Annette Borchert, and husband Rick, of Asheboro; grandchildren, Rikki Borchert V, Evangeline Borchert; aunt, Vista Bustle, uncle and aunt, Hugh and Winnie Brittain; close relatives, Judy and Farid Wilssa; close companion, Matilda Phillips.
The family will receive friends at Ridge Funeral Home on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003, from 7-9 p.m. and other times at his home.
Memorials may be made to Christian Companions, P.O. Box 4505, Asheboro, N.C. 27204.
Arbella Cline Brittain (1912 - 1966)
Louise Josephine Thomas Brittain (1913 - 2000)
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery
Trinity (Randolph County)
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Carolyn Whitaker
Record added: Jul 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93386436