Ronnie L. Briggs, 61, of Fife Lake died Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at his home. Ronnie was born on Dec. 2, 1951 in Flint. He grew up in the Lennon, Mich. area, and graduated in 1969 from Swartz Creek High School.
After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp
., and served three years during the Vietnam conflict. On Feb. 13, 1974 in Swartz Creek, he married the former Pat Malaska. Ronnie was a police officer
with the Flint Twp., Fenton, and Clio police departments from the mid 70's until the late 80's. Following that, he enjoyed and was very active in farming, and he had his own trucking business in the late 1990's until 2002. The family moved to Fife Lake in 1999. Ronnie liked to hunt and fish, and enjoyed any type of outdoor activity.
He is survived by his wife Patricia; sons David of Fife Lake, and Nick (Tara) of Attica, Mich. Also surviving are two grandsons, Tyler and Colton; and three brothers and two sisters. He was preceded in death by a daughter Salina in 1979.
Private family memorial services will be held. Condolences may be left online at www.wolfeoneill.com.
Arrangements were handled by the Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.