William Dwight Briggs


With his wife and three daughters at his side, Dwight Briggs entered heaven on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. He was 67. After a brave fight against pancreatic cancer, Dwight passed away peacefully in his home.

A lifetime resident of Hanna, Dwight was born on May 3, 1946, in the Hanna Hospital to Elsie Delinger Briggs and Alex Briggs. He graduated from Hanna High School in 1964 and served in the Vietnam War in 1966-67. At the end of his service to his country, he was honorably discharged earning the rank of sergeant.

As a Hanna Miner, Dwight excelled in football and basketball. His love of spo...

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