CIMARRON — Joe Franklin Briggs, 72, died Saturday, April 6, 2019, at his home.

He was born Jan. 28, 1947, in Dodge City to John and Elma (Hill) Briggs.

He was a lifetime area resident. He was a computer tech for Cargill for over 35 years.

On Nov. 20, 1970, he married Ada Frazee in Cimarron. She survives.

Other survivors include six children, Mike Schubert of Wichita, Dana Manna of Holcomb, Dale Schubert of Dodge City, Randy Briggs of Wichita, Justin Briggs of Dodge City, and Michelle Gifford of Wichita; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, John.

Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the First Christian Church, Cimarron. Book signing will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Ziegler Funeral Chapel, Cimarron.

There will be no public visitation as cremation has taken place. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date.

The family suggests memorials to the First Christian Church Cimarron, in care of Ziegler Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 446, Cimarron, KS 67835. Condolences may be sent to