David Kevin Britt was born on August 31, 1961, to Leslie and Carole Britt in Suffolk, Virginia. He and his brother, Keith, were raised in Severn, North Carolina. Kevin excelled as an auto mechanic in high school and upon graduation received a full scholarship to a diesel mechanic school in Tennessee. Kevin was well known for his mechanical skills in his area.
Kevin and his wife, Billie Jean, were married on July 30, 1988. They welcomed their first son, Joshua David Britt, on May 16, 1992, followed by their second child, Dillon Kevin Britt, on March 23, 1996. They moved to Pendleton, North Carolina, to raise their family. Kevin loved his family more than anything and always tried to be a good role model for his kids.
Kevin spent as much time as he could fishing with Joshua and being a mentor to him in the fire department. He loved going to races with Dillon and would be at the finish line cheering for his son. He could be extremely funny, and both of his kids looked up to him.
Kevin was a volunteer firefighter for 38 years and put his heart and soul into every call he went on, no matter what it was. He always tried to put safety first and wouldn’t hesitate to put his life on the line for someone else.
Kevin was a true hero to his family and friends and will always be loved and forever missed.