Clifton William Broy, 82, of Everson, Washington, succumbed to cancer in Hospice House on Wednesday, December 3, 2015 surrounded by his loving children. Born in Washington DC to Glen and Mary Broy on November 30, 1933, Cliff, the oldest of 3 children, and his brother grew up in Boys town, Nebraska. Cliff was a passionate man who enjoyed classic cars, was an avid Seahawks fan, enjoyed pulling pranks on people and getting into political debates. After serving in the Korean War, Cliff moved to Arizona where he married the love of his life, Nancy Heed, who preceded him in death in 2007 after 44 wonderful years together. The family moved to Bellingham in 1990. Cliff was employed at ARCO Refinery. Cliff was extremely loving and proud of his two daughters, Debbie Muder of Arizona and Jennie Brooks (Larry) of Everson and his two sons Bill Broy of Bellingham and Jim Broy of Seattle. Cliff had 6 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; and a special relationship with his niece and nephew Mike and Kathy Broy; and numerous other family members. In 2010, Cliff and Eva Bourassa committed to each other. Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, December 8 at Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. A Funeral Service for Cliff is 10:00 AM on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at Garden Street Methodist Church, 1326 N Garden St, Bellingham, followed burial at Nooksack Cemetery. A reception will then follow at the Glen Echo Community Building in Everson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Boys town, Nebraska. You are invited to share your condolences and memories in the online guestbook at www.gilliesfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Lynden. in his honor.
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Published in Bellingham Herald on Dec. 6, 2015