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David Briggs - July 15, 2009


David Lynn Briggs was born in Holyoke, Sept. 2, 1941 and died at his residence in Williamstown, Ky. July 15, 2009 at the age of 67.

He was preceded in death by his parents Lawrence and Gertrude Statz Briggs, son David Colbert and sister Roberta Tonsing.

David is survived by his wife Stella Lorraine Palmer Briggs; two daughters, April Colbert Cheesman of Erlanger, Ky. and September Colbert Cardiff of Savannah, Ga.; two sons, Kerry Colbert of Corinth, Ky. and Lance Colbert of Oreana, Ill.; two sisters, Clarice Korte and Marian Ferguson of Holyoke; four brothers, Larry Briggs of Denver, Elroy Briggs of Boulder, Leslie Briggs of Laguna Niguel, Calif. and Dale Briggs of San Diego, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

David was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Crittenden, Ky. He was a self employed bowling lanes installer, had worked in home construction, in the parts department of PST in Walton, Ky. and as a respite and home provider with NorthKey.

Funeral services were held July 20 at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown, Ky. Graveside services were at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill, Ky.

Memorials may be sent to: Lorraine Briggs, 215 Summer Dr., Williamstown, KY 41097.