James Devonte' Briscoe

December 3, 1999 ~ February 5, 2018 (age 18)

Ludowici – James Devonte’ Briscoe, 18, passed away unexpectedly Monday, February 5, 2018 at his home.  Born in Hinesville, he had lived in Ludowici all of his life.  He was a senior at Long County High School where he was preparing to pursue a vocation in welding.  He was an avid gamer who had a huge heart and was a loving son and friend to many.  He was preceded by his best friend and K9 companion, Yankee.

Survivors are his mother, Michelle McCoy of Ludowici; father, James Briscoe of Kentucky; sisters and brother, Alyssa Briscoe, Amanda Mella and Cameron Briscoe of KY; uncle and aunt, Sandy and Teresa Goff of Lugoff, SC and aunt, “Mickey” Evans of Texas; “adopted” grandparents, Freddie and Janis Goode of Ludowici; also numerous cousins.

Funeral services will be held Friday, February 9 at 6 PM at Ludowici First Baptist Church with Rev. Eric Rentz officiating.  Visitation will be from 4-6 PM at the church.

The family will gather at the Goode residence at 52 Oak St. NW, Ludowici.

Family and friends may sign the online register at

Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici is in charge of the arrangements.

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