He is survived by his father and mother, Floyd & Jenny Keys Briggs, Jonesborough; many cousins, aunts and uncles.
He attended Dawn of Hope for 30 years.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Four Oaks Healthcare Center for their wonderful loving care.
Graveside services will be conducted 2:00 pm Friday, January 11, 2019 at Washington County Memory Gardens with Rev. Jeremy Dykes officiating.
Pallbearers will be cousins.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Dawn of Hope 500 East Oakland Ave. Johnson City, TN 37601 or Shriners Hospital, Jericho Temple, P.O. Box 5508, Kingsport, TN 37663.
Condolences may be sent to the Briggs family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821