Jeff D. Briley
Date of Birth
September 7, 1968
Los Angeles, California
Entered into Rest
August 29, 2021
Yutan, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial Directions

Friday, September 3, 2021 ~ 10:00 a.m.
St. James Catholic Church ~ Mead, Nebraska
Interment at St. Francis Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Military Honors by U.S. Air Force, American Legion #82 & VFW #4502

Visitation & Rosary Directions

Thursday, September 2, 2021
Visitation ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Rosary ~ 7:00 p.m.
St. James Catholic Church ~ Mead, Nebraska

Memorials – in lieu of flowers

In care of the family for future designation

Jeff D. Briley, 52, of Yutan, NE, entered into eternal rest on August 29, 2021 at his home in Yutan, NE.  He was born September 7, 1968 in Los Angeles, CA to Harold and Lyndene (DeBuhr) Briley.  In 1986, he graduated from high school in Caspar, WY.  Jeff served his country in the U.S. Air Force until he was honorably discharged.  He graduated from Bellevue University in 1997.  On September 2, 1995, Jeff was married to Kelly Kaslon in Loup City, NE.

Jeff worked as a self-employed contractor, but his true passion was coaching.  He was an assistant coach with the UNO softball program for multiple years as well as coaching his children Jessie and Noah in multiple sports.  He touched many lives as a coach.

Jeff loved coaching softball and instructing as a hitting coach.  He enjoyed traveling, watching sports, movies, brain teasers and trivia and researching anything of interest.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Kelly Briley; children, Jessie Briley and Noah Briley; mother, Lyndene Briley; siblings, Wendy (Bryan) Brakhage and Brenda Briley; many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by father, Harold Briley; grandparents, Wilber and Vera DeBuhr, Gene and Jane Briley; nephew, Brooks Brakhage.

Condolences for Jeff D. Briley
  1. Margaret Briley Crawford
    • August 31, 2021 - 3 weeks ago

    Knowing You are in a better place really doesn’t make it easier for those who are left behind. You will be greatly missed, Jeff. Love you forever.
    — Aunt Margaret

  2. Shirley Geis
    • August 31, 2021 - 3 weeks ago

    To my favorite nephew 💙
    Now that you are in heaven with all our loved ones who chose Jesus as their Lord & Savior, I know there’s a lot of celebrating going on there. We will miss you always but you will never leave our hearts & thoughts.
    ❤ love you always ❤
    Aunt Shirley.

  3. Connie Briley Lovett
    • August 31, 2021 - 3 weeks ago

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Out prayers are with you.
    Chuck Connie Lovett

  4. Judy Johnson-Belville
    • August 31, 2021 - 3 weeks ago

    To Lynn and Jeff’s family,
    I was so sorry and saddened to hear of Jeff’s passing. My thoughts and our prayers are with you all. May God wrap his love and healing around you all🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

    Judy and Dwight Belville

  5. Tony & Vicki Brown and family
    • September 1, 2021 - 3 weeks ago

    Kelly and family. We are so very sorry to hear about Jeff’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. Tricia Graves
    • September 1, 2021 - 3 weeks ago

    Jeff will be truly missed by so many people! He was a wonderful man and a great instructor. He provided hitting lessons to my daughter the last three years and was always so positive and supportive. He could always make her laugh and smile! My love and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. ❤️🙏

  7. Cheri Adams
    • September 1, 2021 - 3 weeks ago

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our condolences to you and your family. Prayers and Hugs! Thinking of you!
    Chuck & Cheri Adams

  8. Trent & Ann Jenkins
    • September 1, 2021 - 3 weeks ago

    We are so very sorry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jeff touched many lives. Just wish we would have kept in touch more. Rest in peace my friend.

  9. Pat Crawford
    • September 1, 2021 - 3 weeks ago

    Briley family I’m sorry to here of Jeff’s passing, I dont have the words to make this easier so I’m not going to try. I love you all & pray God heals your broken hearts. I love you & BEST WISHES

  10. Joe and Clay Nelson
    • September 1, 2021 - 3 weeks ago

    We are so sorry! Jeff was a fantastic roll model and true friend! He will be greatly missed! Our hearts break for your entire family! We Love you each dearly. Clay and Joe Nelson

  11. Sandy and Marry Rew
    • September 2, 2021 - 2 weeks ago

    Kelly and family- we send our heartfelt condolences and hugs to you all. Jeff was a bright spot in anyone’s day and I remember him being such a positive person who always had a grin on his face. Heaven just got a little brighter…

  12. Lisa and Rich Leahy
    • September 7, 2021 - 2 weeks ago

    Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Jeff was a very special person and I will never forget how funny and kind he was. He has touched our family. May peace and love surround you always.

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