Tuesday, November 28th, 2006
Phillip M. Briggs, 68, of Coldwater, died at 10 p.m. Nov. 26, 2006, at Briarwood Manor, Coldwater.
He was born May 8, 1938, in Lima, to Dorse and Gladys E. Cox Briggs. His mother survives in Celina. On Nov. 3, 1957, he married Ethel M. Patterson, who survives in Celina, as well.
Also surviving are a son, Phillip, Covington, Ga.; a daughter, April (Eric) Goodwin, Coldwater; two brothers, Gerald (Marlene), Indian Lake, and Steven (Cheryl), Lima; five grandchildren and a stepgrandchild.
Deceased are a daughter, Tameria Kay Briggs and a brother, Denny.
He was an insurance agent for American General Life/Accident. After retirement, he worked for Kerns Ford, St. Marys, and Tracy's Appliances, Lima. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines.
He was a 1957 graduate of Lima Senior High School and a member of Market St. Presbyterian Church, Allen County Horseshoe Organization and the Lima Area Radio Kontrol Society (LARKS).
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Chiles-Laman Funeral Home, Shawnee Chapel, Lima, the Rev. Robert Wood officiating. Burial is at Memorial Park Cemetery with military rites by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1275, Lima.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.
Contributions can be made to donor's choice.
Condolences can be sent at www.chileslamanfh.com.
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