A Memorial gathering for Dennis D. Barritt, 66, Lawrence, will be held from 10 a.m. – 12 noon Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. He died on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at KU Medical Center.
Dennis was born on June 11, 1946, in Hutchinson, KS the son of Dene and Roverta Stockham Barritt.
He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the KU School of Business in 1968, his Juris Doctorate Law Degree from the KU School of Law in 1971, and a Graduate Degree in Banking from the University of Colorado in 1974. While attending KU, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
He owned Westridge Development Company, had worked at Douglas County Bank, and from 1970 – 1980, had been Vice President of Lawrence National Bank in Lawrence.
Survivors include daughter, Christen Weatherford, Edmund, OK; son, Tony Barritt, Lawrence; sisters, Julie Barritt, Hutchinson, Pamela Humphrey, Lawrence; brother, David Barritt, New York, NY; grandsons, Chance Barritt, Lawrence, Riley Weatherford, Edmund, OK; and nieces, Talena Hooper, St. Louis, MO, Trina Serrault, Olathe, KS. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
The family suggests memorials in his name to Lawrence Humane Society or to a Charity of Donor’s Choice and may be sent in care of the mortuary.