Dempsie Ray Britt, Sr.

Dempsie Ray Britt, Sr.

Ivor, VA
05.14.1929 - 02.25.2018

Dempsie Ray Britt, Sr. went to be with the Lord on February 25, 2018 surrounded by his family at home. He was the son of the late Ruth B and Walter G. Britt and was predeceased by a son Robert Glenn Britt; siblings Junius Britt, Gurnie Britt, Narvie Britt, and Bernice Goodrich.

Dempsie was a lifelong resident of Ivor. He was a former minor league baseball player in the 50’s, he loved to hunt and be in the outdoors. Dempsie was a member of Ivor Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Becky Lou Britt; children Dempsie Ray Britt, Jr., Roland Nelson Britt and wife Jennifer all of Ivor, and Deborah B. Banty and husband James of Stony Creek; 5 grandchildren Savannah G. Britt, Taylor R. Britt, Charles D. Britt, Zachary J. Banty, Ryan N. Britt; sisters Leah Atkinson, and Joyce Turner; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11 AM in the R.W. Baker & Co Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel, 11414 General Mahone Hwy, Wakefield VA 23888 by Rev Curtis R. Faison and Ronnie West. Burial will follow in Ivor Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 6 to 7:30 PM. Condolences may be registered at

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R.W. Baker & Co. funeral Home
11414 General Mahone Hwy
Wakefield, VA 23888
United States

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R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home
11414 General Mahone Hwy
Wakefield, VA 23888
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Ivor Cemetery
Main Street
Ivor, VA 23866
United States


Becky, I am so sorry for your loss. You and I worked together at HP Beale, and Sons packing plant . May the joys you and your husband had during your many years of marriage help ease the grief you have at this time.

Mike Simpkins, Sebring, FL

Condolences to the Britt family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, "heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds." May God bring you comfort and peace.

Williams Family

We are sorry to hear of your loss.

Nancy C Scott, Phyllis C Bryant & Family

Becky and the family l am most sorry at this time we all lost a wonderful Man with so many good memories, God bless you all.
Lots of my love, Josrphine Owney

Josephine Owney

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Find comfort in knowing he is in a better place now.

(Patsy Huber)

Patricia H Warriner

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