Bert Howard, Briggs 69, died May 16, 2022, at Highland Care Center. He was born November 21, 1952, in Sydney, Montana, the son of Charles Hugh Briggs and Betty Ann Stevenson Whitney.
Bert graduated from Clearlake High School class of 1971 in Lake Port, California. Following graduation, he attended DeVry University in Phoenix Arizona class of 1973, where he studied Computer Technology.
On May 18, 1974, he married Irene Broyles in the Oakland California Temple and they begin their life in San Jose, California and celebrated 40 years of marriage. Together they had four children, six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
He had career in electronics and Information Technology for over 30 years. He was a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; a faithful member his entire life, serving in several roles including High Priest and Scout Master and later enjoyed temple work. Most recently he was a member of the West Brook 4th Ward. He was also an active member of the Taylorsville Senior Center.
He was the originator of corny dad jokes and loved a good pun, he was known as the pun master. He loved music, played guitar, always singing songs and was aspiring DJ. A lover of rock and roll, especially The Beatles. In his adult life he loved the outdoors, camped and hiked often.
In addition to his parents; he was predeceased by his first wife Irene Briggs; and survived by wife Susan Doughty Briggs, of Taylorsville, Utah; daughter Stephanie (Chris Libbert) of Greendale, Indiana, daughter Melissa Briggs of Corpus Christi, Texas, daughter Jacklyn Briggs and (Keenan Davies) of Salt Lake City, Utah; son Christopher and (Katherine Briggs) of Vancouver, WA; grandchildren Morgan Wadsworth, Taylor Libbert, Paddrick Libbert, Kyler Briggs, Nora Briggs, Ivy Briggs; great-granddaughter Reese Linkg; and siblings Michael Briggs, Ronald Briggs, Linda Briggs McGrady, Steven Briggs, Susan Briggs and Terry Briggs.
A memorial service will be held on May 20, 2022, from 10:00 – 11:00 am at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, Taylorsville, Utah, 84123. His final resting place will be Sierra View Memorial Park, in Marysville, California, later in the year joining his first wife and mother.
Services may be attended virtually at: https://vimeo.com/event/2134699