Robert Thomas Briggs

March 04, 1937, June 20, 2019

Robert Briggs

Robert Thomas Briggs, 82, of Lumberton, died Thursday, June 20, 2019. He was born on March 4, 1937, in Beaumont, to Nelda Langston Briggs and Wilburn Briggs.

Survivors include his wife, June Briggs; sons, Reverend Scott Briggs and his wife, Kathy, of Silsbee and Tim Briggs and his wife, Elizabeth, of Tomball; grandchildren, Erin Fortner and her husband, Clint, of Leakey; Reverend Kennon Briggs and his wife, Amanda, of Athens, Greece; Taylor Briggs and Madalynn Briggs, both of Tomball; Joshua Briggs and Blake Briggs, both of Beaumont; Grayson Briggs of Nome; and Samantha Sexton and her husband, Toby, of Port Neches; great-grandchildren, Ethan Fortner, Anna Katherine Fortner, Corbin Fortner, Landry Fortner, Carter Briggs, Addison Briggs, Ruby Sexton, and Hudson Sexton; sister, Beverly Pounds of Austin; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Jay Briggs; brother, Charles Briggs; and sister, Gloria Merrill.

A gathering of Robert’s family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m., with his funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. His interment will follow at Resthaven Cemetery, Silsbee.


Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX
490 Cemetery Road Silsbee, TX 77656
Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee
490 Cemetery Road Silsbee, TX 77656
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee
490 Cemetery Road Silsbee, TX 77656
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
2:00 p.m.
Resthaven Cemetery
South 3rd Silsbee, TX 77656

Comments (10)

  • Keith VanBoskirk

    24 June 2019 at 21:41 | #

    Scott, Jazmin and I are very sad for your loss. Please know are prayers are with you and your family.


  • RichardandJanet Standley

    24 June 2019 at 10:00 | #

    To Briggs family, We are sending our thoughts and prayers. God bless y’all.


  • Jack Langston

    22 June 2019 at 18:40 | #

    I worked with him and for him in 60's for DuPont. He dreamed of preaching and serving the Lord. A fine man that lived his convictions. I think his routs go back to Honey Island, TX. RIP Bob, you did it Gods' way.. I blessed to have been around you.


  • Jan Crowell

    22 June 2019 at 14:34 | #

    Scott - please know I am praying for you and your family.


  • Sue Shine

    22 June 2019 at 02:59 | #

    My thoughts , prayers and love


  • Bud Cowart

    21 June 2019 at 20:23 | #

    Scott, very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing.


  • Arleen Florrow

    21 June 2019 at 20:07 | #

    Scott please accept my condolences on the passing of your dad. I am so sorry and offering prayers for you and your family. God Bless all of you.


  • Susan Collins

    21 June 2019 at 19:24 | #

    June, Scott and Family. I am so sorry to hear of your tremendous loss. I will hold you all close in my heart and pray for comfort during the coming days.


  • Joel A Nabors

    21 June 2019 at 19:19 | #

    My sincere condolences to the Briggs family. I'm praying for the strength, peace, and comfort that only God can give during a loss like this. Your family is loved and blessed!


  • Robert Purks

    21 June 2019 at 17:51 | #

    My condolences to Brother Scott and all the family.


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