Roger Broughton - 1939-2008
Roger Broughton, 69, of Ashland died Friday at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
He was born Sept. 4, 1939, in Ashland, the son of the late William Henry and Mary Elizabeth Loar Broughton.
He married his loving wife, Sally Morrow Broughton of Ashland, on Oct. 19, 1958, at the Westwood Enterprise Baptist Church with the Rev. Kelly McGraw officiating. He was a 1957 graduate of Ashland High School and was a member of Wildwood Baptist Church, where he served as a trustee, van driver, was in the choir and was coordinator for the Meals on Wheels program. He was an avid gardner who enjoyed camping with family and friends. He was retired from Armco Roundhouse after 38 years of service; and was a veteran of the National Guard, where he was a member of the National Guard Band.
He also was preceded in death by one brother, Gene Broughton, and one grandson, Chris Jaros.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, include two sons and their wives, Roger Allen and Cindy Broughton and Ronald Gene and Deborah Broughton, all of Ashland; one daughter, Robin Broughton of Ashland; two brothers and their wives, Larry and Winnie Broughton and Gordon and Barbara Broughton, all of Ashland; three grandchildren, Chad Broughton, Mary Beth Folmer and Jason Sturgeon.; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel, with the Revs. Jim Nichols and David Brainard officiating. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, send contributions to Community Hospice Care Center, 1538 Central Avenue, Ashland, Ky. 41101.
Online condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.