Alan J. (Joe) Briggs, Lincoln, NE. Born July 18, 1945, died September 26, 2020. Attended Beatrice Public Schools, Beatrice, NE, graduated 1964. Attended Fort Hays Kansas State College, Hays, KS. Served U.S. Army in Vietnam, 1967 – 1968. Worked many years in retail and wholesale sales positions. Retired in 2008 after 18 years with Cornhusker State Industries, Department of Corrections, State of Nebraska. Owned and operated Patriot Pride Shop in Lincoln VA Medical Center from 2012 to 2020.
Member 1st Plymouth Congregational Church, Lincoln, NE; Hickman Lodge 256, and Sesotris Shrine; Nebraska Patriot Guard Riders; life member American Legion and Vietnam Veterans of America. Life member VFW.
Joe deeply loved his country and was proud of his military service. He loved his family and friends, his dogs, the outdoors, and traveling in his RV.