Billie Austin Broach, Sr., 91, died December 18, 2018. He is survived by his children Yvonne (Joe) Broach, Dianne (Jerry) Hughes, Regina Broach, Austin (Melanie) Broach, Jr., April (Mike) Garner, and Bob Broach; his grandchildren Eric Fojtasek, Kevin Fojtasek, Owen (Sharon) Dillard, Naomi (Lee) Middleton, Neil (Daniel) Youngblood, Billie Austin (Amy) Broach, III, Jennifer Broach, Amber Schroeder, Cameron Vargas, Ashley Crotwell, Kristin Crotwell, John Bob Broach, Jr., and James Broach; his great grandchildren Kade Crotwell, Remy Dillard, Brooklyn Broach, and Raegan Broach; his brother Gene (Lib) Broach; his sister Betty Hood; and his brother-in-law George (Freda) Sellers. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years Elizabeth Broach, two brothers and two sisters.
Mr. Broach served 26 years in the United States Air Force. During his military career, he served and traveled in 2/3 of the 50 states including Hawaii and Alaska, and more than seven countries. He received several medals and a bronze star during his military service. He retired in 1974 at Maxwell Air Force Base and settled in the Liberty City community where he grew up. Mr. Broach then started a successful construction business and officially retired in 1997. He was also a member of the Notasulga Masonic Lodge.
Visitation will be Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Liberty United Methodist Church, Hwy. 14, Liberty City Community, Notasulga, AL. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 21, 2018, at 11:00 A.M. at the church with Rev. Tom Skeen officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
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