Homer L. "Bob" Broyles
Homer L. 'Bob' Broyles

Funeral services for Homer Lee 'Bob' Broyles, 84, Worden, will be at 10 am Saturday at Worden United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Bud Tuxhorn officiating. Burial will follow in Worden Cemetery.

Mr. Broyles died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Hwy. 59, south of Baldwin Junction,

He was born Aug. 27, 1928, in Seneca, Neb., the son of Howard and Marie Madron Broyles. He graduated from McLouth High School, and later served in the U.S. Navy Air Force as a tailgunner.

Bob owned and operated Broyles Texaco in Lawrence and Worden Agricultural Services in Worden. He most recently was a farmer and rancher for over 40 years. He was a member of Worden United Methodist Church.

He married Marilyn Gay Everley on Dec. 15, 1951. She preceded him in death on Dec. 15, 2003. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jan Green, in 2008.

Survivors include a daughter, Patti Broyles Harper and husband Jeremy, Baldwin City, and a son, Lee Broyles and wife Tami, Baldwin City; a son in law, Tracy Green, Lawrence; two brothers, Don and Howard (Tom) Broyles; grandchildren, Wesley Broyles, Jenny Broyles, Willie Broyles and wife Katie, Hannah Broyles Hale, Tony Hadley, and Nicholas, Patrick, and Matthew Green; and great grandchildren Wyatt, Heather, and Hailey.

Friends may call from 3 to 7 pm at Worden United Methodist Church, where the family will receive them from 5 to 7 p.m. Family and friends are invited to join the family for a meal afterward.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.

Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com

Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries.LJWorld.com.

Published by Lawrence Journal-World on Aug. 30, 2012.
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Patti and Lee words can't express your loss at this time. Our love and prayers are with you. Love Roberta and Family
Roberta Ebberts
September 2, 2012
September 2 2012

I was deepley saddened by your recent loss. Homer was a shipmate of mine in VP 28 during the Korean War. We did our Basic Training At Great Lakes.
Great Guy.
George Brisebois [email protected]
September 2, 2012
The day I met Grandpa Bob, I knew that he was truly a great man. My thoughts and prayers are with you all and I hope you are finding comfort in the support of your amazing family.
Janelle
August 31, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Broyles Family during this sorrowful time.
Grissum Family
August 31, 2012
Lee and all of the family. I am so sorry for your loss. Bob was a great guy always made me laugh. One of a kind- my thoughts and prayers are with him and all of your family.
Roberta Peterson-AKA-Bert
August 31, 2012
Our deepest sympathys for your entire family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Eddie & Betty Moon
August 31, 2012
Bob was a great VP-28 shipmate, we are sorry to see him go.
Jack Gillespie
August 31, 2012
Our sincere condolences to the Broyles family! Base
Kevin, Belinda, Morgan and Kaitlin Base
August 31, 2012
Patti & Lee Alan, I will forever miss uncle Bob. He always made me laugh and me feel loved. I will always remember gathering at his gas station in Lawrence in the evenings. He was one of a kind.
Phyllis Anderson Norris
Phyllis Norris
August 31, 2012
Bob Broyles family, You were blessed to have such a good dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. Steve and Dottie Regnier Burd
August 31, 2012
To all the family ~ It is amazing at how small this world is when it comes to lives that your father (or grandfather) touched. Losing someone is never easy, losing them without being able to say the final farewell is harder yet. I hope it brings you comfort knowing how many are praying for your family!!! Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn. For THEY shall be comforted.

Love to all,
~Lisa Chamberlain
Lisa Chamberlain
August 31, 2012
Patti and Lee...I am so sorry about your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Bobbi Smith
August 30, 2012
You were a generous neighbor and a kind friend to our family. You were a big part of our lives. We will miss you very much and happy for the memories you gave us. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Denise Popovits
August 30, 2012
Mucka Mucka, Bob! You'll never be forgot, I think they broke the mold when they made YOU!! Love u always- Jessica - "little j"
Jessica Mcgoyne
August 30, 2012

Sorry to hear about Bob he was such a good man nd friend. my prayers and thougts are with you.Mike
Mike Muckey
August 30, 2012
We will really miss you as a neighbor
Wilton & Katherine Koehler
August 30, 2012

So sorry for your loss. bob was a good man. my thoughts and prayers are with you
Mike Muckey
August 30, 2012
Although this is a difficult time to see beyond the sorrow. May looking back at the memories of someone you love; help comfort your tomorrows to treasure. In loving memory, please know that our thoughts and prayers are with the Broyles family.
The Wakeman Family
August 30, 2012
So sorry for your loss. Bob always made us laugh. Our farm community will miss him so much. We have truly lost a gem.
Dean Barbara Base
August 30, 2012
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Gary Koehler
August 30, 2012
Bob made me smile everytime I saw him, your family is in my prayers
Laurie Shuck
August 30, 2012
I am so sorry and sad. Lots of love and hugs to the Broyles family during this difficult time. I can't think of Bob without smiling, such a great guy. I love you Bob, thanks for the laughs.
Marty (Fishburn) Young
August 30, 2012
Our Condolences to the Broyles Family. Bob was a shipmate of mine in USN Patrol Squadron VP28 in the Korean War.
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Jim Miller
August 30, 2012
I am so sorry to find out about Homer "Bob", one of my favorite patients! My thoughts and prayers to Lee and family. Lorie, RN
Lorie Sawyer
August 30, 2012
Mike Case
August 30, 2012
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