Samuel Lee Brisco Jr.

In Memorial

Samuel Brisco Jr, age 76. Sunrise August 27, 1943 and Sunset July 17, 2020. Sam was born in Rayville, Louisiana To Eliza Patrick and Samuel Lee Brisco Sr.

Sam was a self made man of many blessings. Sam moved to Columbus Ohio when he was 11 years old to live with his father and step mother Sophia Brisco. He left Central High School and Married Barbara Anderson. Sam worked hard bought his 1st home at age 20 and raised two step children. He remarried Pat Fowler in which he was blessed with 2 children of his own. Sam became employed by Jet coat where he started as a common laborer and left as the first black Vice president in the companies history. Sam then met his current wife and life long partner Ruth Ann Burton. Sam enjoyed cooking Politics, family gatherings, jokes, crossword puzzles and business. In 1988 Sam started his own cleaning company where he made his 1st million.

Same was preceded in death by His Father Samuel Lee Brisco Sr., His Mother Eliza Patrick, son Calvin Burton and a host of brothers and sisters.

He is survived by His wife Ruth Ann Brisco, Children, Bryon Brisco Sr., Kimberly Brisco-Hollis (William), Juanlynda Scarbrough (Calvin) and a host of brothers sisters, nieces nephews, grand children, and great grand children. Sam rededicated his life to Christ and was a member of Southfield Missionary Baptist Church.

Private services Visitation 9:00 AM and Funeral Service 10:00 AM Saturday, July 25, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

A mask is mandatory.

Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Melissa McCandlish

    On behalf of North Central Mental Health Services, Inc., we extend our deepest condolences to Ruth Ann and family.

  2. It was always a pleasure chatting with Sam and seeing his smiling face at North Central. He will be missed.

  3. Kristyna Perry

    On behalf of the Perry family..I send my condolences and prayers…Mr Briscoe will Truly be missed.

  4. Kevin Iletter smith

    When someone you no becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.”
    The Smiths send their condolences and prayers

    Kevin Iletter


    What has left us is a hero a man of honor and loved by many. To my family in Ohio the briscoes just want you to know The Addams family on the west coast feel your pain appreciate you and wish for the best for the family .Sincerely Captain Will Adams and The Adams family. Hallelujah!!!

  6. Mary Speights, Senior Pastor

    Power of Prayer Church Ministries extends deepest sympathy to the family and loved ones of Mr. Sam Brisco. 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 “For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first. Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.” We are praying that the Lord comfort you all during this difficult time. We love you. ❤️❤️❤️

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