January 3, 2008
Paul Briggs, age 82 of Cranes Creek Rd., died Thursday (January 3, 2008) at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
Graveside services will be held at 4:00 P. M. Sunday at Cypress Presbyterian Church Cemetery conducted by The Rev. Beatrice Briggs and the Rev. Richard Rhodda.
A native of Moore County, he was a son of the late William and Catherine Bowling Briggs. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served during the Midway engagement in World War II. After the War he came home and farmed until his retirement. For many years he made farm utility trailers for his neighbors and others. He was preceded in death by three sisters Polly and Edna Briggs and Viola Kirk; eight brothers Robert, Herbert, Allen, Oscar, Tommy, Jake, Luke and Sam Briggs.
He is survived by: a sister Catherine Hearne of Carthage and 15 nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 —8:00 P.M. Saturday at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home.