William Howard "Bill"
Broadfoot, Jr

December 2, 1933 - February 22, 2021

William Howard (Bill) Broadfoot, Jr. passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021, following an extended illness.  A native of Florence, Bill was born on December 2, 1933, to Howard and Artie Lou Broadfoot. He graduated from Coffee High School and married Ruth (Rickard) Broadfoot in 1960. Their two children are Lisa (Rod) Whatley and Howard (Laurel) Broadfoot.  He is survived by his two sisters Lois (Joel) Linville and Betty Mulvahill.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, June Slatton.  Bill was blessed with three grandchildren: Caroline (Jeffrey) Jones, Alex Beumer, and Will Broadfoot; and one great-grandchild, Stella Jones. Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Jones, Alex Beumer, David Fenn, and Eric Fenn.

Bill was a member of Eastwood Church of Christ where he served as a deacon for many years. He retired from the City of Florence Gas Department 24 years ago. Bill’s family would like to thank the physicians and staff at North Alabama Medical Center and the team at Davita Dialysis on Dr. Hicks Blvd. for their care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eastwood Church of Christ, 102 East Leland Drive, Florence, Alabama 35630. Friends are welcome to sign the registry at  wfunerals.com. A  graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 2:00 p.m. at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens.


February 24, 2021
2:00 pm


Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens, Florence Boulevard, Florence, AL, USA

February 24, 2021 2:00 pm

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13 Comments on “William Howard "Bill" Broadfoot, Jr”

  1. Ruth, so sorry for your loss; I remember Bill from my time attending Eastwood. He was always kind and cheerful.

  2. Ruth, I am so sorry to hear about Bill’s passing. I worked with him in the early 80’s at the Gas Department. He was such a special man. Prayers for peace and strength for you and your family in the coming days.
    Susan McElroy Carter

  3. Ruth, I’m sad to hear of Bill’s passing. You’ve been on my mind lately and I guess this is why. Take care and know you are loved by us.
    Johnnie and Barbara Tubbs Hill, Ann Tubbs

  4. Ruth, so very sorry for your loss. I know Billy has had a tough time for the last several months. Prayers for your family

  5. Ruth, I am so sorry for this great loss for you and the family. I remember with pleasure our friendship when we were at Eastwood and the good times we had with you and Bill. I wish I could give a hug to you and Lisa and Howard, who were just kids then and friends with my daughters, Monnie and Ginger. Much love.

  6. Mrs. Broadfoot, Lisa, & Caroline

    I am so sorry for your loss. You have my heartfelt condolences, and I will keep all of you close in my thoughts and prayers. Love you

    Shirley Douglass

  7. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I have very fond memories of Mr. Broad foot and your family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Chuck Young

  8. Ruth, I just saw where Bill passed away. My thoughts are with you! I have many fond memories of working at Florence Utilities with him and getting to know you!

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