Obituary of Jim Briggs
Jim Briggs, 77, of Windsor, Missouri, died Monday morning, March 30, 2020, at Westwood Living Center, Clinton, Mo. He was born September 22, 1942, in Roseland, Mo., the son of Arthur Roy Briggs and Gracie Pearl (Cole) Briggs. On February 23, 1962, in Climax Springs, Mo., he married Sharon Kay Quick and she preceded him in death on September 15, 2010. Jim worked for Beaty Seed Co. and the General Motors Leeds Assembly plant. He was a heavy equipment operator at Acker-Ferguson Construction, Peabody Coal Company, Windsor Special Road District and had also worked independently operating heavy equipment. Enjoying his grandkids, farming and raising cattle, hunting for arrowheads, mushrooms and grafting trees were things he enjoyed, in addition to deer, turkey, and coon hunting. He enjoyed Louis L’amour books and watching old Westerns on television. He was a member of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Roseland, and a former member of the Calhoun School Board. Survivors include a son Brian Briggs and his wife LaDonna, Windsor, Mo.; 2 daughters, Delinda Briggs, Clinton, Mo., and Lorie Angle and her husband Kenny, Lincoln, Mo.; 6 grandchildren, Camden Briggs and his wife Courtney, Britnea Monaco and her husband Ben, Mason Briggs, Kaylab Angle, Katie Schuld and her husband Brock, and Tyler Angle and his wife Kirsten; 8 great-grandchildren, Rawle, Raelyn, and Rhett Briggs, Franki Monaco and baby boy Monaco on the way, Carter and Henry Angle, and Aubrey Schuld; 2 sisters-in-law, Ila Fern Briggs, Knob Noster, Mo., and Margie Briggs, Clinton, Mo.; a brother-in-law, Gary Quick, Henderson, Kentucky; a sister-in-law, Debbie McClintock, Smithville, Pennsylvania; a brother-in-law, Daniel Quick, Jefferson City, Mo.; 2 sisters-in-law, Diane Foster, Mexico, Mo., and Debbie Olsen, Columbia, Mo.; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. In addition to his wife Sharon, he was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Bob Briggs and his wife Etta Jean and their son Robert, George “Danny” Briggs, and Dick Briggs. Private family graveside services will be held at the Laurel Oak Cemetery with Rev. Larry Hill officiating. Friends may call Friday, April 3, 2020, from 8 am to 8 pm at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. The family suggests contributions to the Mt. Olivet Cemetery and may be mailed or left in care of the funeral home.