Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

July 22, 2013

Harold Gene Britton 1928-2013

LOUISA — Harold Gene Britton, 84, of Louisa, passed away July 21, 2013, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Harold was born Aug. 1, 1928, in Louisa, the son of the late Genoa Wilson Britton and C.T. Britton.

He was the president and CEO of Louisa Coca-Cola Bottling Co., a Kentucky colonel, a member of Coca-Cola Bottlers Association, UK Alumni Association and a member of Louisa First Baptist Church.

Harold’s love for life and music was an inspiration to all who knew him. He was a wonderful dad, papaw and friend!

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Irene Auxier Britton; a son, Gene Tom Britton; and a brother, C.T. Britton Jr.

He is survived by a daughter, Kimberly (Herbert) Lemaster of Louisa; five grandchildren, Angela Preece, Brittany Bradley, Sabrina Parsons, Schawn Britton and Shadrin Britton, all of Louisa; and 14 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Louisa First Baptist Church with pastor Ric Frazier officiating.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today, July 23, 2013, at Young Funeral Home in Louisa.

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