Brian Edward Briggs

Published 3:03 pm Tuesday, April 12, 2022

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On April 8, 2022, Brian Edward Briggs went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Briggs; his father and mother, Joel and Ina Briggs, Elizabethton; one sister, Christie and husband Brian Grube; two nieces, Grace May and Olivia Grube, all of Wake Forest, N.C.; and two aunts, Barbara Mick, Elizabethton, and Pat DiFranco and husband Guy DiFranco, Rock Hill, S.C.
Brian was preceded in death by his grandparents, John Edward and Lillie May, and Clate Sr. and Hulda Briggs, and three uncles, Billy Gene May, Clate Briggs Jr. and Jerald Briggs.
Brian was born in LaPlata, Md., on March 14, 1968. He attended Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Ill., and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Mobile, Ala., and a Master’s Degree from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla., where he met his wife, Carol Johnson. Brian worked as a church administrator at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, Md. He was a devoted member of the Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in Potomac, Md.
Brian loved music. He was in the Moody Men’s Glee Club where he also played trumpet. The Glee Club toured the U.S. and Europe. He enjoyed trips with his wife Carol to National Parks and also to local parks.
The funeral service will be held at his home church, Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in Potomac, Md., on Friday, April 15, at noon. The service will be live-streamed. Brian will be buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, Md. In lieu of flowers, Brian requested donations to Moody Bible Institute, 820 N. LaSalle Boulevard, Chicago, ILL 60610-9805; National Parks Conservation Association, P.O. Box 97202, Washington, DC 20077-7435; Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, 10620 River Road, Potomac, MD 20854.
Brian and his family are in the care of Molesworth-Williams PA Funeral Home in Damascus, Md.

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