Harvey Briley

Harvey Eugene (Gene) Briley passed away at the age of 80 on Sunday, Sept. 15, at West Bridge Care and Rehabilitation.

Services will be Thursday, Sept. 19, at 10 a.m. with family receiving friends from 9-10 a.m. Interment will be at Highpoint Cemetery outside of Leon, Iowa, at 12:30 p.m.

Gene was born to William J. Briley and Cornelia (Votee) Briley on Oct. 5, 1938, in Iowa City, Iowa. Gene was a life-long Iowa resident, living in many places throughout his life. He spent the last 25 years in Winterset. He held many jobs throughout his life including farming, painting, forklift driver and working in an apple orchard. He was most proud of raising his four kids.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and a granddaughter, Tessa Marie.

He is survived by his children, Tim Briley of Pleasantville, Penny Jurgensen of Grimes, Tammy (Dave) McKinney of Lorimor, and Steve (Tracy) Briley of Newton; his grandchildren, Jessica, Paige, Tiffany, Bryant, Caelyn, Seth, Treven and Neva; great-grandchildren, Ashton, Aiden and Remy; and other relatives and friends.

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