Alan Oliver Britt went to his eternal home to be with his Heavenly Father on February 18th, 2020 at the age of 78.
Alan was born in Ellensburg, WA on November 21st, 1941 to Clyde and Elinor Britt and except for a brief time resided in Washington his entire life.
Al learned the trade of brick masonry at a young age from his Uncles and became a highly skilled Brick Mason. He eventually started his own business in 1975 that lasted well into his sixties. He made many friendships throughout his career with fellow brick masons and builders and was highly respected by all. He made his mark throughout the Pacific Northwest with remarkable craftmanship that was admired no matter the size of home he worked on. He built his dream home in North Bend in 1989 where he created many memories with his family for thirty years.
Al met the love of his life and married Sandi in 1969 and they welcomed twin daughters the following year. He loved telling the story of the birth of his daughters as Al and Sandi were only expecting one baby; what a wonderful surprise to be blessed with two! Alan enjoyed fishing in his younger years, snowmobiling with family, and spending time outside working in his yard. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and watching his children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews play sports. There was rarely an event involving his family that he missed.
Alan is preceded in death by his father, Clyde Britt; his mother, Elinor Britt; and his grandson, Anderson Chase Timothy Buell. He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-one years, Sandra Britt; his daughters and son-in laws, Kari and Michael Smothers, and Cheri and Timothy Buell; His grandchildren Peyton and Tristan Smothers, and Jackson and Gracyn Buell. His brother, Jerry and Chris Britt; his sister-in law Nancy and Larry Bourn along with many loving aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
A private memorial will be held to celebrate the life of our beloved husband, father, papa, brother and friend. Donations can be made in memory of Al to his church at svachurch.org. You could always find Al in church on Sunday, in the same chair, surrounded by his family and church community. A guestbook is available online at Flintofts.com
Love you, love you, love you.