OBITUARY

Lenard "Gene" Briggs

April 21, 1944July 8, 2019
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Lenard Gene Briggs, 75, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019 in Jacksonville, FL. He was born April 21, 1944 to Lenard and Opal Briggs in Athens, TX. Lenard was a history buff and loved to watch war movies in order to gain more knowledge about the wars. He was fascinated by aircraft and their structure. Lenard loved spending time with his family. He was a man of few words but was very knowledgeable when giving advice. Lenard is preceded in death by his parents, Lenard and Opal Briggs and a brother Sam Briggs. He is survived by his wife of 47 years Debra, one daughter Michelle (Dennis) Curtis, grandchildren Grant Murray II, Blayne Curtis, Shayne Curtis, his sisters Linda Kingsley, Ida Lorene Watkins, Lexine Jackson, Katherine Benefield, brother John Wesley Briggs, nephews Chad Briggs, Craig Briggs, niece Courtney Kingsley as well as several other nieces and nephews, and his Pomeranian baby Sassy. A visitation for friends will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 1:00pm-2:00pm at Hardage-Giddens Riverside Memorial Park & Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32205. Funeral services to begin at 2:00pm with interment to follow at 3:00pm at Riverside Memorial Park.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, July 13, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, July 13, 2019
  • Committal Service Saturday, July 13, 2019

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Lenard "Gene" Briggs

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