January 1, 2015
Date of Service: January 5, 2015
Interment Location: Laurels Section
William “Al” Broome, age 59, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, January 1, 2015 in the Johnson City Medical Center, following an extended illness. Mr. Broome was the son of Billy P. Broome, Elizabethton and the late Margaret Waechter Broome. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents.
Mr. Broome was a native of Washington County, Tennessee, but had lived in Carter County most of his life, except for having resided for approximately 10 years in Bluffton, South Carolina. He was self employed in home improvements and attended St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. He loved playing basketball, golf and being with family and friends.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Lisa Broome, Bluffton, South Carolina; one son, Isaiah A. Broome, Elizabethton; two step daughters, Lucy Webb and husband Jeremy, Beauford, SC, and Amie Trotter, Kingsport, TN; one stepson, Josh Trotter, Denver, CO; a granddaughter, Autumn Kate Broome, Johnson City; one sister, Teresa Ann Cole, Elizabethton. Several aunts, uncles, cousins, one niece, two nephews, and four great nieces and one great nephew, also survive.
A service to honor the life of Mr. William “Al” Broome will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Monday, January 5, 2015 in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Father Dennis Kress, officiating. The graveside service will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Tyler Fleming, Keith Bowers, Sr., Dale Fair, Danny “Pert” Jenkins, Michael Jenkins, David Sellers, Terry Lewis, David Bush, Danny Wilkins, Larry Merritt, Rick Broome, Tom Corbett, Bubba Broome, Ron Kirby, Steve Cornett, David Smith and Dennis McKesson. Honorary pallbearers will be Brett Cole, Ben Cole, Jeremy Webb and the Elizabethton High School Class of 1973.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM on Sunday, January 4, 2015 in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Imagination Library of the Elizabethton Carter County Library, 201 N. Sycamore Street, Elizabethton, Tennessee 37643.
On line condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Broome family. Office: (423) 543-5544.