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Richard M. Briggs

   Richard M. Briggs 48, died Feb. 22, 2009 at the home of his parents near Parker, following a illness with cancer.

Richard was born Nov. 27, 1960 at Rexburg, Idaho the son of Harold W. and Betty McFarland Briggs. Richard grew up in the St. Anthony area where he attended his schooling graduating from South Fremont High School in 1979. While in High School he was active in Basketball where he played the center position. He also liked to ride horses, watch rodeos and the out of doors.

After High School he served a LDS mission to Honduras. He then joined the U.S. Airforce for a couple of years then he attended Idaho State University where he received his associates degree.

He married Rebecca Milton on Aug. 14, 2004 at North Salt Lake, Utah. They have lived in Rexburg, Sandy, UT. and finally made their home in the North Salt Lake , UT. area where Richard worked as a telecommunications installer. He was a member of the United Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

Richard is survived by his wife Rebecca and daughter Emma Briggs both of N. Salt Lake, UT.; Step Children Jessicca Milton and Ryan Milton, both of Lake Stevens, WN. Children from a previous marriage - Chris (Carina) Carter, Idaho Falls, ID.; Jake (Ashley) Carter, Tooele, UT.; Parents - Hal and Betty Briggs, Parker, ID.; Sisters - Mindy (Todd) Peterson, Parker, ID.; and Jackie Tug, Sandy, UT. He was preceded in death by his Grandparents - Blaine & LaDean McFarland and Harold and Hazel Briggs.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Feb. 26. 2009 at 1:00 p.m. in the Parker LDS Church. Friends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Wednesday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. and at the church Thursday one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in the Parker Cemetery.

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