Eldon died March 16, 2019 at Robert J Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita, KS at the age of 77.
Eldon was born in Florence, KS on August 17, 1941 to Carl E. Britton and Margymae Wolfersperger Britton of Peabody, KS. Doog or Doogie as he was called by his family and friends, was a Vietnam veteran and an avid sports fan, spending his retirement years in front of the TV watching and rooting for his favorite teams.
Eldon was raised south of Peabody on the Heath Farm where his father was employed. He attended Peabody schools, graduating in the Class of 1959 from Peabody High. After high school he went onto college at ESU and eventually graduating after he worked his way through college.
He was married to Frankie Naylor of Emporia, KS and they later divorced. He was married to Susan Hefkin of Cheyenne, WY and they later divorced. He is survived by his 2 sons, Matt (Kathy) Britton of Lubbock, TX and Lance Britton of Wichita, KS; brother, Dale (Linda) Britton of Peabody, KS; sister, Karlyne (Dennis) Sherman of New Strawn, KS; nieces, Janet (Kevin) Eck of Newton, KS, Cheri (Darren) Hopson of Topeka, KS; nephews, Paul (Kerry) Britton of Halstead, KS, Carl (Shannon) Sherman of Waverly, KS; numerous great nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.