Rick F. Briggs

Born: Fri., May 6, 1949
Died: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017


Visitation

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
Location: Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
Location: Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church


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Rick F. Briggs, 68, of Lottsville, passed away Friday evening August 25, 2017 at the Corry Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.

Rick was born May 6, 1949 in Warren, a son to the late Frank and Jean (Jordan) Briggs. He married his High School sweetheart and best friend, Kathy Schnell Briggs, on July 12, 1969 in Youngsville.  Together they owned and operated Briggs Transport Inc. in Lottsville since 1970 and also CR Arabians. Rick was a well-known and decorated racecar driver for 25 years at many of the local dirt tracks. He enjoyed winter fishing on Lake Okeechobee in Florida and summers on Lake Chautauqua.  He also enjoyed raising Angus Beef cows, hauling cattle and going to livestock auctions. Above all, his greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, whom will miss him very much.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Rick “Boom” and his wife Shere Briggs, Steve and his wife Christina Briggs, Holly and her husband Todd Jaquay, all of Lottsville, 10 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, his brothers, Todd and Max, his sister, Becky and many nieces and nephews.

Friends and family will be received on Tuesday from 3-8 pm at the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church, 210 Jamestown St. in Sugar Grove. A funeral service will be held there on Wednesday at 11 am with Pastor PJ Cathcart, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the Lottsville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family strongly suggests memorial donations in Rick’s name be made to the Imaginative Preschool, located at the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church, 210 Jamestown St. P.O. Box 596 Sugar Grove, PA 16350. The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Youngsville have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.

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Lynne Wiltsie
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
Thoughts and prayers to each of you.

June & Gib Mason
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
To Kathy and all the Briggs families,
Oh Kathy, so sad to hear about Rick. My deepest condolences go out to you during this sad time.

Dereck Frank
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
So sorry for your loss.

sarah k sherrard
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
prayers for all the family ! sorry for your loss!

Kathy chapman
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
I am so sorry. My deepest sympathy to all the Briggs families.

Kathleen Taydus Callihan
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
Todd and family,
So sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. Thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of grief.

Tom Woodin
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
Our deepest sympathy to the entire Briggs Family from Tom, Deb and Katie Woodin

June and Keith Black
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
so sad to hear about Rick. our deepest sympathy for you and family.

Jeff Barton
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
Kathy. So sorry for you loss.

Jerry and Fae Rouse
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
To the Briggs family
We are so very sorry for your loss. Thought and prayers for your family.

Dennis "Santa Claus" Lore
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
to Kathy and family, You are in our prayers as you go thru this difficult time. Sending condolences your way.

Don Snow
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
Kathy........so sorry for your loss. Stay strong and God be with you and your family......

Harlan (Butch) Peterson
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
Thoughts and prayers go out to the Briggs family and friends. RIP Rick

Dr.Steve Sorbera
   Posted Sun August 27, 2017
Prayers from my family to yours...... Dr.Steve

Wally and Sue Fox
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
So sorry to hear of the loss of Rick. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Briggs family.

Dave and Pat Mitchell
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
Kathy, Todd, max and Becky, sending our deepest condolences from our family. Rick was a great guy, I have many fond memories from our childhood growing up in Lottsville. He will be missed by many.

Tim and Barb Greenlund
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
Dear Kathy and all of your family, We are so sorry to hear of Rick's passing. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

Rick Blakeslee
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
So sorry to hear about Rick. Deepest condolences to Family and Friends. I have a lot of great memories of time spent with Rick, as I'm sure anyone who knew Rick has.

Laura Bergman Renker
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
Sincerest condolences to the family. As kids I remember my brother, Jim and I playing at the homestead. Our fathers and my uncle Roger drove truck together back then. RIP Rick

Ted and Sheela Kosinski
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
Kathy and Family,
We send our thoughts and prayers to you. Rick was an amazing man and will be missed. I will never forget all my times that I came to visit you both at CR Arabians. Our deepest sympathy to you and your entire family.

Jim Mackey
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
So sorry to hear of Rick's passing. Lot's of fun memories. Love and miss all of you. - Mackey

Carolyn Mealy
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Don and Nancy Nohr
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
Dear Kathy and and all the Briggs Families,

We are so sorry to hear about Rick. Our deepest sympathies to you and all the families.

It was 8 years ago at this time in August when we took our driving vacation and spent time with most of the PA relatives. Many fond memories.

Legacy Truck Centers
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
Our deepest sympathies to the Briggs family.

Legacy Truck Centers

Bret Emrick
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
Boom and Family: My deepest condolences on your loss.

Louella Swank
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time.

John Zaphiris - Great Lakes Insurance
   Posted Tue August 29, 2017
Deepest condolences from our family to yours.

Jane Boyles
   Posted Tue August 29, 2017
Dear Holly and Family,

I want to offer my deepest sympathies to all of you.

Icey-Lynn
   Posted Tue August 29, 2017
I am so very sorry for your loss, and may his soul rest in peace.

Robert Nuttall
   Posted Tue August 29, 2017
so sorry for you loss. thoughts and prayers!

Phil & Floi Baker
   Posted Tue August 29, 2017
To Kathy and family,

Floi and I extend our sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

We will always remember when you and Rick came to California to pick up Rick’s first truck.

Marc Migneault
   Posted Tue August 29, 2017
Kathy, Boom, Steve and Holly,
So saddened to hear of Rick's passing. My condolences to the wonderful Briggs Family. I have and will often remember the chats and laughs around the roaring campfire with Rick! He was a "one of a kind" genuine, welcoming man that will be missed by everyone he touched!

Fred (Rick) Briggs
   Posted Tue August 29, 2017
Sending my sincere condolences to Kathy and the Briggs family. I am
saddened to hear of your loss.

Ray & Barbara Tennent
   Posted Tue August 29, 2017
Kathy and Family,
There are no words that can express how very sorry we are for your loss. Memories from friends and family will be shared and enjoyed time and again. Rick will always be there in spirit. May peace be with you and yours. Prayers and gentle hugs.

Sincerely,
Ray & Barbara Tennent

Linda Papalia
   Posted Wed August 30, 2017
Kathy & Family,
So sorry to hear about Rick's passing. He was a great guy, so easy to like, he will be missed!
You are all in my prayers,
Linda

Christina Spear George
   Posted Wed August 30, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss My prayers are with you and your family

Terri Galbraith
   Posted Wed August 30, 2017
Kathy and family, I'm so sorry to hear of "Uncle" Rick's passing. Please know that you ALL are in my thoughts and prayers!!

George & Gloria Bloom
   Posted Wed August 30, 2017
Kathy, We are saddened to hear the news of our good neighbor Rick. Our deepest sympathy to all the Briggs family.

Dave Lewis
   Posted Wed August 30, 2017
Sorry for your loss, I enjoy watching him race threw out his career.

TOM AND JACKIE BAKER
   Posted Wed August 30, 2017
SO SORRY TO HEAR OF THIS. WHAT A GREAT FAMILY FROM A LOT OF LOTTSVILLE FRIENDS. GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU AND ASK OUR LORD TO GIVE YOU SPECIAL COMPFORT.

Marcy Peterson
   Posted Thu August 31, 2017
To the Briggs family: I am so sorry for your loss. Sending blessings your way.

Mark and Bobbie Elliott
   Posted Thu August 31, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Tom and Vonnie (Craft) Radecki
   Posted Fri September 01, 2017
Tom and I extend our deepest sympathy to you,Todd, and all your family. Please share our love love with Kathy Grief is the price we pay for love We know your family has plenty of that and hope the memories of that love shared with Rick will help you as you navigate your grief journey together. Consider yourselves hugged.

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