Drivers and race fans in South Alabama and Northwest Florida are mourning the passing of driver Steve Britt. He was a strong competitor for over three decades on both Mobile International and 5 Flags Speedways. His last battle was with cancer. Steve recovered from setbacks along the way. Steve’s car is pictured here as he was rescued from his overturned flaming car on the front stretch at 5 Flags by fellow driver Junior Niedecken in 1977. He returned to driving the following year. He passed away on Friday Feb 21st in Atlanta. Steve was an army veteran, served in Vietnam, and later owned and operated Stephen’s Auto Sales for 40 years.
He lived life to the fullest, loved his animals especially Dewey, and dearly loved his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Sandra. Left to cherish his memory his loving wife of 48 years, Brenda Boyles Britt; sons, Todd Britt, Terry Britt; daughter, Tori Britt; adored granddaughter, Briley Britt; brother, Don Britt; other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 26, 2014, from 11am until 12pm funeral service at First Assembly of God – Saraland with Rev. Jessie Moseley and Rev. Derek Draughon officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Saraland, Alabama.
Active Pallbearers are Wakey Boyles, Kenny Boyles, Donald Hodges, Jessie Moseley, Butch Harvell, Jr., Eddie Hamrac. Honorary Pallbearers are Houston Finch, Butch Harvell, Sr. Online condolences may be given at www.freemancitronelle.com. Freeman Funeral Home – Citronelle.