He had lived in Sikeston for many years and moved to Dexter two months ago. He was employed as propane tank filler.
On May 18, 2000, he was married to LaDonna Greer in Grant City.
Surviving are his wife, LaDonna Brittian of Dexter; one son, Matthew Brittian of Georgia; four step-sons, Justin, Eric, and Travis Davis, all of Dexter, and Andrew Swartz of Pittsburgh, Kan.; his father, Roger Flanigan of Morehouse; his mother, Jean White of Sikeston; four brothers, Thomas Lee of Cape Girardeau, Roger Flanigan of Morehouse, Justin Hermes of Pittsburg, Kan., and Omer Hermes of Parsons, Kan.; four sisters, Tammy Jones of Essex, Jenny McKean of Oklahoma City, Okla., Smantha White of Sikeston, and Maria Smith of Florida; one granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Cory and Glen Brittian.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31. 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Morehouse.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Morehouse with Rev. Brian Smith of Benton officiating.
Interment followed in the Matthews Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Morehouse in charge of arrangements.