Clyde William âBillâ Broughton, Jr., of Peach Creek, entered eternal life on May 17, 2017, at the age of 82.
He was born in Peach Creek on May 22, 1934, the son of Clyde William and Carrie Bell. He graduated from Logan High School, attended Marshall College, and served his country in the United States Army. Bill was a long-time employee of Appalachian Power Company, from which he was retired.
Bill was also an athlete and avid sports fan. He played semi-pro football, was an accomplished league bowler, and was closely involved in youth sports in the Logan area. He successfully managed multiple Little League Baseball teams in Logan, and mentored countless young baseball players over the years. He was soft-spoken and good-humored â and loved a good game of cards with family and friends.
Bill is survived by his wife of 48 years, Frieda Jean Harman; two children, James Richard Broughton and Clydena Jean Broughton; five grandchildren, Christopher Allen Broughton, Jennifer âBeahâ Broughton, Brooklyn Gholston, Blair Justice Broughton, and Bryce Marshall Broughton; and one great grandchild, Penelope Broughton. He is also survived by sisters Brenda Naylor and Patty Stroud, and was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Broughton.
Services are planned for Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Akers-James Funeral Home, 400 Main Avenue, Logan, WV 25601. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Tom Beckette presiding. Burial services will take place at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Nighbert Memorial United Methodist Church, of which Bill was a member. The Church is located at Cole & White Streets, Logan, WV 25601, (304) 752-7931.
Online condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com
Akers-James Funeral Home at Logan is in charge of the arrangements.