James L. “Jim” Britton, age 73, of Chestnut St., Jamestown passed away Tuesday afternoon, October 16, 2018 in UPMC Hamot.

He was born in Atlantic, PA on August 22, 1945 a son of Herman and Fern (Calvin) Britton. On September 22, 1973 Jim married the former Kathleen Graham, she survives.

Jim was employed for over 30 years at Jamestown Paint and Varnish (JAPCO) and was a bartender at Jamestown Fireman's Club. He was a member Jamestown Volunteer Fire Department #89. Jim was a NASCAR fan, and enjoyed yard work and walking his dogs Scooter and Scampy.

He is survived by his wife Kathy of Jamestown, two sons; David Britton of Jamestown, Eric Davenport and his wife Shannon of Cooleemee, NC, a daughter; Carey Parker and her husband Dave of Greenville, four grandchildren, Eric Davenport, Jr., James Davenport, Amanda Riley, and David Parker, and four great grandchildren.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Ed Britton and a sister, Cindy Brown.

A committal service will be held at 11:30am on Friday, October 19, 2018 in the chapel at Park Lawn Cemetery with Rev. John Hodge, Pastor of Jamestown United Methodist Church, officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown.



  1. melissa(hunter)holler melissa(hunter)holler
    October 18, 2018    

    Kathy ,,we are so sorry to hear about Jim,, if you need anything you have our number, ,,sending lots Prayers to you and your family …. Buttsy and Melissa

  2. Sandy Royal Sandy Royal
    October 18, 2018    

    My deepest sympathy Kathy to you and your family. Jim was a good friend and co-worker and will be missed. You have lots of memories !

  3. Sandee Potase Sandee Potase
    October 18, 2018    

    Dear Kathy, Eric, Carey, David and family…..Sincerest condolences on the loss of your beloved husband/father. Jim had a great sense of humor and could always make me smile. He will be missed. You are all in my prayers.

  4. joe Krachkowski joe Krachkowski
    October 18, 2018    

    Kathy and family, I am very sorry for your loss.Jim was a great mentor for me at the paint company.He was a great friend and I will truly miss him

  5. Renee springer Renee springer
    October 18, 2018    

    Aunt Kathy I am so glad that I went with my gut feeling to come and visit with you guys the day before he went into the hospital I got to laugh and joke with him and give him one last hug! Uncle Jim was a great man will miss him! I’m here for you aunt kathy if you need anything! Love you!

  6. Anonymous Anonymous
    October 19, 2018    

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs to you and your family. I’ll catch up with you next week. GOD bless you.
    Love you.
    Dolores Rodgers

  7. Eric Schreckengost Eric Schreckengost
    October 22, 2018    

    Kathy and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about Jim. You know he was like a father figure to me in my eyes and I loved him dearly. I will miss him very much. I love you too Kathy and will check in with you soon.

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