Michael Ray Briggs, 56 of Summerville, husband of Judith "Judy" Bounds Briggs, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at his residence. He fought an extraordinarily brave and courageous battle against brain cancer.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at James A. Dyal Funeral Home 303 South Main Street, Summerville, SC 29483. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, 57 Pitt St. Charleston, SC 29401.
Mike was born on November 3, 1964 in Kankakee, IL, son of Roy Harold Briggs and step-son of Deborah Sue Briggs. He served his country in the US Air Force and retired from the US Air Force Reserves after 29 years. Mike worked in Biomedical Engineering at the Medical University of South Carolina and at Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. Mike was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and The American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Judy of 21 years, three children: Michael Andrew Briggs of Iowa, Madeline Claire Briggs of Summerville, and Tyler Matthew Briggs of Summerville; three grandchildren: Brayden Briggs Eli Briggs, and Evelynn Joe Briggs all of Iowa; two brothers-in-law: Eric Allen Kraemer (Donata) of Great Falls, VA and John Franklin Kraemer (Regina) of Chesapeake, VA; and many loved nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother-in-law, Patricia Gleason Charlton.
A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting our website at www.jamesadyal.com
ARRANGEMENTS BY JAMES A. DYAL FUNERAL HOME, 303 SOUTH MAIN STREET, SUMMERVILLE, SC 29483 (843)873-4040.
Published by Summerville Journal-Scene from Sep. 4 to Sep. 6, 2021.