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Robert "Bobby" Briggs of Harriman

December 1, 1947 — February 26, 2022

Robert "Bobby" Briggs of Harriman

Robert H. Briggs, age 74, of Harriman, TN, passed away February 26, 2022, at Roane Medical Center in Harriman.  Robert was a devoted Christian who loved animals, fishing and giving to charities overseas for children.  He also was a retired Navy Veteran who took great pride in his services for our country.

Robert is preceded in death by his grandmother, Mary L. Briggs; mother, Mary Francis Briggs; father, James Lee Briggs; brothers, Nelson Dale Briggs & James Douglas Briggs; sisters, Melinda Pearl Briggs & Darla Lee Randolph.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Dean Briggs; daughters, Pamela Lee Briggs & Tammy (Donnie) Manis; grandson, Timothy Robert Benson and wife, Kara Beth Benson; sisters, Bitsy Sheldon, Martha Briggs, Shirley Briggs; half-sister, Charl Hunter and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews and extended family members.

The family will receive friends Saturday March 5, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. The funeral will follow with Bro. Danny Jenkins officiating. Graveside services will immediately follow the funeral at White Oak Cemetery in Oakdale, TN. Full military honors will be performed by American Legion Post 149.

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Visitation

Saturday, March 5, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm

Schubert Funeral Home/Wartburg

1318 Knoxville Hwy, Wartburg, TN 37887

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm

Schubert Funeral Home/Wartburg

1318 Knoxville Hwy, Wartburg, TN 37887

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American Legion Service

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Starts at 1:15pm

White Oak Cemetery- Oakdale

1220 White Oak Rd, Oakdale, TN 37829

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