Thomas Claude Briggs, Sr., 69, of Memphis died Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis.
He was born the son of Harold Max and Ruth Elaine (Webb) Briggs on December 10, 1951 in Kirksville.
Tom married the former Sherry Jean Hammond on January 25, 1970 at the Granger United Methodist Church. She survives.
He was an avid sportsman, enjoying hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by parents; a brother, Robert Briggs; and brothers-in-law, William Garrett and Earnest Hammond.
He is survived his wife, Sherry, of the home; sons: Thomas and Max Briggs of Memphis; brothers: Richard (Elaine) Briggs, Garry (Patricia) Briggs, Paul (Debbie) Briggs, and Tony (Terri) Briggs, all of Memphis; a sister, Carol Garrett of Memphis; sisters in law: Carla (John) Peterson of Moberly and Gale (Curtis) Hustead of Colony; several nieces and nephews.
There will be a private family service at a later date.
Sherry, my deepest condolences and prayers are with you and the boys. I pray the memories you shared with Tom will be a source of comfort to you and I pray that you are comforted knowing Tom is no longer in pain.
So sorry for your loss I will keep the family in my prayers
Deepest sympathy to the family.
So sorry for your loss, been keeping your family in prayers,tom will be greatly missed
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