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Robert A. Brittenham

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Date published: 2/26/2014

Robert A. Brittenham

Robert Arthur Brittenham, 76, was born on Nov. 20, 1937, in Fredericksburg to the late George E. and Louise B. Brittenham. He passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Carriage Hill Nursing Home in Fredericksburg.

The second son of six children, "Bobby," as he was known to family and friends, spent his childhood on Snowden Farm. He joined Mount Zion Baptist Church at an early age and graduated from Walker-Grant High School. Bobby never married, however, he was a family man. His family meant the world to him.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lillian B. Johnson and Hallie M. Spencer; and his parents.

Bobby leaves to mourn his death sister Gloria B. Johnson of Fredericksburg; two brothers, George E. Brittenham of Los Angeles and Richard A. Brittenham (Patricia) of Fort Worth, Texas; his caregiver, Gloria; nephew Franklin L. Johnson; special nephews David W. Johnson and Thomas E. Johnson, both of Spotsylvania County; two aunts, Sarah Chapman of Bowling Green and Missouri Mahoney of Elmsford, N.Y.; and a host of other relatives.

A viewing will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 1, at A.L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home, followed by a graveside service at 11 a.m. at Glen Haven Cemetery.