Charles Briscoe Obituary

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Charles D. Briscoe

October 14, 1930 - February 4, 2014
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Charles D. "Chuck" Briscoe, 83, of Homosassa, FL, passed away on Tues., Feb. 4, 2014 at Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness, FL. A native of Weirton, W. Va., he was born Oct. 14, 1930 to Frank and Grace (Foster) Briscoe, one of four children. Mr. Briscoe was a retired boiler repair foreman for Weirton Steel with 30 years of service. Chuck, as he was known to many, served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a 32nd degree Mason as well as a Shriner. While a member of the Osiris Shrine in Wheeling, W. Va., he was responsible for transporting many children to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children in Erie, PA....
Charles D. "Chuck" Briscoe, 83, of Homosassa, FL, passed away on Tues., Feb. 4, 2014 at Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness, FL. A native of Weirton, W. Va., he was born Oct. 14, 1930 to Frank and Grace (Foster) Briscoe, one of four children. Mr. Briscoe was a retired boiler repair foreman for Weirton Steel with 30 years of service. Chuck, as he was known to many, served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a 32nd degree Mason as well as a Shriner. While a member of the Osiris Shrine in Wheeling, W. Va., he was responsible for transporting many children to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children in Erie, PA. Chuck was also a member of the Shriner's Tin Lizzie Patrol and upon moving to Homosassa in 1985 from New Cumberland, W. Va., he became an accomplished relief wood carver and was a member of the Nature Coast Carvers. Mr. Briscoe is survived by his wife of 62 years, Emily M. Briscoe, Homosassa; his four children: Janet Zongker (husband Paul), Glendale, AZ; Kathy Briscoe (Wayne Zeigenbein) Homosassa; Charles "Charlie" Briscoe (wife Pam), New Manchester, W.Va. and Jodi Rusinovich (husband Paul), Weirton, W.Va.; sister Ruth Miller (husband Harry), Washington, PA; brother James Briscoe (wife Pat), Columbus, OH; grandchildren Wendy, Marcie, Christopher, Erik, Heather, John and Janna and great grandchildren Aubrey, Kayla, Zachary, Nicholas, Kaylen, Abigail and Kenzie. He was preceded in death by a sister, Kay Briscoe. Friends will be received on Sat., Feb. 8th from 12:30 to 3:00 P.M. at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, FL with a celebration of life service beginning at 3:00 P.M. Interment will be private. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, FL. www.wilderfuneral.com

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"Mrs, Briscoe, I met you at the carving show and purchased the lady's shoe that he said was for you but you said go ahead and sell it so I am so happy with..." Shirley Huber (Crystal River, FL)

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