Ellis Wayne Britton, 74, of Burnet died Oct. 2, 2012. He was born on Dec. 18, 1937, in Lorraine to Hoyt and Rachel Price Britton.
He graduated from high school in Stanton and married Janelle Jones on June 28, 1958.
He will be remembered for his amazing sense of humor, quick wit, elaborate storytelling abilities, passion for sports and, most important, unconditional love for his family.
In addition to his wife, survivors include son James Hoyt Britton and wife Tracey of Aledo; daughter Juli Wehmeyer and husband Robert of Austin; grandchildren Dylan, Lauren, Britton and Chandler; sister Judith Havins and husband William of Pleasanton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson Jaison Dane Braulick.
A memorial service is 1:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at First United Methodist Church in Burnet. A graveside service is 3 p.m. Oct. 5 at Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society; Friends of Hospice, 209 Fox Crossing, Burnet, TX 78611; or First United Methodist Church, 301 E. Graves St., Burnet, TX 78611.
Arrangements by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, 306 Texas 29 East in Burnet, (512) 756-2222.