JONESBOROUGH — Carl Davis Briggs, of the Piney Flats community, passed away Thursday at Johnson City Medical Center.

Mr. Briggs was born in 1939 in Greene County and was a son of the late Floyd and Bonnie Radar Briggs.

He was a truck driver for Richard Diehl Trucking and ET & WNC Transportation.

Survivors include his wife: Lola Norman Briggs, of Piney Flats; a son: Tim Briggs, of Piney Flats; brothers and sisters-in-law: Floyd Jr. and Jenny Briggs, Dwight “Smoke” and Barbara Briggs, Gary and Velma Briggs, and Jake Briggs, all of Jonesborough; sisters and brothers-in-law: Margie Adkins and Shirley Marshall, both of Johnson City, John and Judy Ashley, of Elizabethton, and Phil and Pam Gentry, of Greeneville; a sister-in-law: Loretta Hubbard, of Elizabethton; and several nephews and nieces.

The graveside service will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Horse Creek Cemetery with Mrs. Pam Gentry officiating.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Condolences may be sent to the Briggs family online at

Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Jonesborough is in charge of the arrangements.