Don Marlin Broom Sr., 86, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 3, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Service: 1 p.m. Saturday at Biggers Funeral Home. Interment: Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials: Memorial gifts may be made to a
. Mr. Broom was born Sept. 22, 1926, in Whitt. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II
. He married Doris A. Perry on Sept. 8, 1945, in Fort Worth. They have resided in Lake Worth for over 50 years. Mrs. Broom preceded him in death Sept. 2, 2001. Mr. Broom was a member of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 146 in Fort Worth. Survivors: His children, Donnie Broom and wife, Margaret, Alton Broom, Kevin Broom and wife, Paula; daughter, Diane Dobbs and husband, Daniel; brothers, Charles Broom, Bob Broom and Jerry Broom; sisters, Ann Smyers, Louise Duvall and Marguerite Crum; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great- great-grandchild.