He was born July 6, 1953 in Seward to John Sr. and Minerva (Dinkelman) Brigham. John worked as a truck driver and also as a farm hand. He enjoyed football and tinkering on cars.
Survivors include two cousins, Butch and Shelly Dinkelman and Don and Renee Dinkelman all of Waco. He was preceded in death by his parents.
John has been cremated and a Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.