John David Briggs

John David Briggs, 56, of Slim Buttes, S.D., passed away October 19, 2020, in Slim Buttes.

John David Briggs was born on February 11, 1964, in Rapid City to Edson Briggs, Sr. and Grace Good Shield. John made his journey to the Spirit World on October 19, 2020, at his home in Slim Buttes.

John is survived by his wife, Troy Lynn (Roach) Briggs; children, Andrea Pasichnyk, Gregory Briggs, Edson Briggs, Kenneth (Samantha) Hill, Kimberly (Bradley) Hill, Jonna (Terrell) Hill, Marjorie Bordeaux, Jessie L. (Dain) Buffalo, Jamie Buffalo, and KC (Jon) Delorme Buffalo; 26 grandchildren; and siblings, Richard Briggs, Edson Briggs III, Vernon Briggs, Monte Briggs, Robert Briggs, Maria Rivas, and Sherri Briggs.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Grace Good Shield-Briggs and Edson Ray Briggs, Sr.; children, Jonnie Briggs-Peterson and Caroline Briggs; siblings, Ira Briggs and Jonnie Kay Briggs-Reddy.

Visitation services were held from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Thursday, October 22, at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge.

Funeral services were held at 12:00 p.m., Thursday, October 22, at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, with Mr. Charles McGaa officiating and Mr. Edson Briggs, Jr. performing the traditional Lakota services.

Burial services to be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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