Mr. James "Jake" Brittain, Jr., age 70, passed away on January 20, 2014 peacefully at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents, James Esley Brittain Sr. and Annie Mae Perry; three brothers, Mack Brittain, Dave Brittian and Bob Brittian.
He is survived by two sons, Tony Brittian (Dawn) and Shane Brittian (Dana) of Cherryville; one daughter, Sherry Shoemake of Lawndale; three brothers, Paul Brittain of Milford, PA, Randy Brittain (Betty) and Joey Brittian (Fonda) all of Cherryville; three sisters, LaRue Boston of Cherryville, Fonda Rulapaugh (Dave) of Simpsonville, SC and Monte Leonhardt (Fiance' James Byers) of Dallas, NC; five grandchildren, Christian Brittain, Chloe Brittain, Dakota Shoemake, Becky Brittain and Van Brittain; one sister-in-law, Mary Brittian; A Special Friend, Patty Searcy and one granddog, Sammy.
He enjoyed building muscle cars and spending time at the beach. He will truly be missed.
The family will receive friends at his home on Friday, January 24, 2014 from 6:00 till 8:00 pm.
Memorial service will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church located on Mary's Grove Church Road, Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, please send Memorials to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150,