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“Sorry for your loss. Praying ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Deanna Pope

“Von & Family I am deeply sorry for your loss! Sending lots of prayers & love Von if you need anything, just call me! I love you!! ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Carolyn (Sue) Scott

“So sorry for your loss he was such a good person. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Charles Martin

“My deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences. Faw went to school with my husband James. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Cherie Abee Mabrey - Catawba, SC

“We are going to miss Faw so incredibly much. His humble presence in our lives meant so much. Mike could call him to ask advice on doing or fixing...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie McCurry - Morganton, NC

“To Teresa, Morgan and the family and friends of Faw, we offer our sincerest condolences. Faw was a wonderful man who always made others feel...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Stan, Margaret, Ryan Giese - NC

“So sad to hear the loss of such a sweet sweet person. He was so special to my family especially my brother now he is with him dancing in Heaven....Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Rhonda Patterson Mitchell - NC

“So sorry for your loss. I will always remember my visits to Faw's mom and dad's house when I was a kid and my trips there when your beautiful home...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Terry Lowman - Chester, VA


Mr. Faw Homer Brittain, 67, of Connelly Springs, passed away on Monday, March 29, 2021 at his residence, following a period of declining health.
Faw was born on June 21, 1953 in Catawba County to the late Homer Gete Brittain and Eva Crotts Brittain. He was a member of the First Baptist Church Hickory, and was a graduate of Western Piedmont and Central Piedmont Community Colleges. He was a versatile and accomplished mechanical engineer, was artistically gifted, and enjoyed old muscle cars. He was a humble man who always helped those in need, loved his family, and was a good friend to many.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother in-law, Ronnie Strickland, and a niece, Sharon Strickland.
He leaves behind his beloved wife of 44 years, Teresa Morgan Brittain of the home, his son, Morgan A. Brittain and fiancé Olivia Hill of High Point, sister, Von Brittain Strickland of Connelly Springs, and mother- in-law, Jean Agner Morgan of Charlotte. Also surviving are two sisters- in-law, Barbara Morgan of Northampton, MA, Susan Morgan Jones (David) of Lexington and their children, Allison, and Philip (Katy), one nephew, Jason Strickland (Amy), and great nieces and nephew, Sarah, Michelle and Daniel Cook, and several cousins.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 2, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at the First Baptist Church of Hickory, with Rev. Joshua Barrett officiating.
Memorials a may be sent to Burke Hospice & Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Rd., Valdese, NC 28690 or to a charity of the donor's choice.

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