William S. Briggs, 91, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Friday, January 29, 2010 at Sandhill Gardens in Punta Gorda. He was born June 18, 1918 in Manaus, Brazil and moved to Port Charlotte in 1977 from Brazil. Bill was a veteran of WW II serving in the US Army Air Corps as a P38 fighter Pilot. He was a retired Mechanical engineer for DuPont Chemical Company. Member of American Legion Post #110 Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda Boat Club, Port Charlotte Yacht Club. Bill was a loving husband, father,grandfather and great grandfather, who will be missed very much,but not forgotten.
Survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Ruth E. Briggs of Port Charlotte; three daughters, Linda Briggs of Maxwell, TX, Barbara Martinez of Aurora, CO and Patricia Sands of Dallas, TX; a son Roy Briggs of Woodland, TX; 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Military honors and Memorial Service will be held in Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery.
You may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the guest book and extend condolences to the family. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.