William Clinton Briggs
He was born in Woodbury, NJ and resided in Logan Township all his life. William married Barbara Clark in 1953 and settled in Logan Township.
A member of Zion United Methodist Church of Clarksboro, member of the PPR committee, member of trustees of the church, member of the Jerseyite Hunting Club, Committee member of the Boy Scout Troop #7 of Bridgeport, member of the Anthony J. Calista VFW Post of Gibbstown, NJ, member of the Old Forge Snowmobile Club in NY, member of the South Jersey Small Engine Club, member of the Waterloo Boys of PA.
He was a proud veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Navy for 4 years aboard the USS Tarawa aircraft carrier stationed in the Mediterranean theater.
Mr. Briggs was employed at Clement Cement Company of Pennsgrove, worked for the Swedesboro Seed Company, was a driver for Walter Heilman Trucking Company of Bridgeport and a driver the Chemical Lehman Company of Bridgeport for 25 years, retiring in 1991.
Bill was an avid camper and snowmobiler for many years, traveling most of the states and Alaska. He has been snowmobiling in Yellowstone National Park, WY, Canada, Pennsylvania and New York in the Adirondack Mountains.
He was the husband of the late, Barbara and father of Brian (Jody) Briggs, Nancy (Doug) Dorner and the late Robert; grandfather of 5 and great grandfather of 4.
Come celebrate 89 great years Saturday 2-3 p.m. at Zion Community Church Clarksboro where there will be a service at 3 p.m. Donations to Zion Community Church, 242 Kings Highway, Clarksboro 08020 will be appreciated.