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Obituary for Laurence "Larry" Briggs
Laurence “Larry” L. Briggs, 87, passed away at his home in Harbor, Ore. on March 12, 2016.
Larry was born October 23, 1928 in Muskogee, Okla. to Walter and Loretta (Cameron) Briggs. He worked as a fireman and fire captain for 30 years. Larry married Kathryn “Kitty” Jennie in Brookings, Ore. on November 19, 1988. He enjoyed fishing in the ocean and elk hunting – especially trips to eastern Oregon. He moved to Brookings in 1984.
Survivors include his wife, Kitty, of Harbor; children, Patricia Waller and her husband, Steve of Selma, Ore., Charles “Nick” Briggs of Central Point, Ore., Laurence “Buzz” Briggs, Jr. and his wife, Terri of John Day, Ore., Russel Briggs and his wife, Debbie of Colton, Ore., 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and a sister, Beverly J. Richardson of Paul’s Valley, Okla. Larry was preceded in death by his brother, Walter L. Briggs, Jr. and a grandson, Dustin Lee Briggs.
Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed online at www.redwoodmemorial.net.