Calvin W. Briggs

January 24, 1924 - March 8, 2010

01/24/1924 - 03/08/2010

Past Services

Friday March 12, 2010
2:00 pm
Forest Lawn Mortuary Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Calvin Wellington Briggs, 86, of Hendersonville, died Monday, March 8, 2010, at the Laurels of Hendersonville.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Baton Rouge, LA, but had resided in Hendersonville since Nov 2009. He was a son of the late Calvin and Goldie Webb Briggs, Sr.. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Calvin Louis and Stephen Dale Briggs, and two siblings, Billy Briggs and Marguerite Briggs. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of WWII and a self-employed contractor. He was a member of St. George Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus in Baton Rouge.

Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Margie Allen Briggs; two daughters, Patricia Gordon and Brenda Briggs; three sons, James, Jeffrey and David Briggs; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 12, 2010 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Mortuary, 538 Tracy Grove Rd., Hendersonville, NC, with the Rev. Jimmy Burgess officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. No formal visitation is scheduled.

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Natasha Triplett
8 years ago

You are missed and I still continue to pray for your family

Hilda and Nicolas Kariouk
8 years ago

Just wanted to tell you how sorry we are for your loss.

We remember Mr. Briggs very well as do all the neighbors of our subdivision.

We’d like to know whether Mr. Briggs had a favorite charity so that we can send a contribution in his memory.

Thank you.

The Breaux Family
8 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and children as they say goodby.

Maggie Lane Evans
8 years ago

I was so sorry to hear about Mr. Briggs. I remember good times playing on Richards Dr.! My sympathy to all of the family.

johnnie eccles rn
8 years ago

our prayers are with the Briggs family. please let Ms Margie know that we are all praying for her and that we love her.

Jacqueline Brady
8 years ago

I would like to give my deepest sympathy to the family and special sympathy to Margie Briggs. They are very special couple that lived at Heritage Manor in Baton Rouge, La. I give a big Kiss to Margie with love.

Will Favre
8 years ago

Dear Patrica,

I’m so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are are with you during this sad time and hope they bring you some comfort.




Keith John Paul Horcasitas
8 years ago

Dr. James Wellington Briggs and Family, You and yours are in our thoughts and prayers.