|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1914|
|Death: ||Dec. 6, 2010|
BRIGGS, James S. A resident of Bethany Village died on December 6, after a lengthy illness. James Briggs was born in Smith Township, Whitley County, Indiana, on February 21, 1914 to Roland Earl Briggs and Mable Stemen Briggs; graduated from Columbia City, Indiana High School; and on October 24, 1936 was united in marriage to Crystal Bonetha Larue.
He is survived by his older son, James and daughter-in-law Mary Ann Briggs of Centerville; daughter-in-law Deanna Briggs, Shakopee, MN; grandsons: Andrew Briggs of Cincinnati; Michael Briggs and wife Sheri of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Richard Briggs and wife, Shawne, Mendota Heights, MN; granddaughter, Mary Briggs Wetzel of Shoreview, MN and two great-grandchildren: Zoey Clementine Briggs of Vancouver and Mitchel Wetzel of MN. His parents, younger brother Robert, and son Donald, preceded him in death.
James retired in 1972 after 30 years as a U.S. Postal Service carrier. In retirement, he enjoyed travel and fishing and resided Arizona for many years.
Arrangements by Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory, North chapel. Final inurnment at Eel River Cemetery., Churubusco, Indiana.
Published in the Dayton Daily News on 12/19/2010
Roland Earl Briggs (1884 - 1955)
Mable A. Stemen Briggs (1886 - 1974)
Crystal Bonetha Larue Briggs (1917 - 2002)*
Donald Earl Briggs (1940 - 1990)*
Eel River Cemetery
Created by: JC
Record added: Dec 17, 2009
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