July 3, 1942 - Oct. 7, 2016 Joseph E. "Buddy" Broughton, age 74, a native and resident of the Crossroads Community of Bay Minette, died Friday, October 7, 2016 at his residence. He was the owner of Broughton B.P. for 30 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during Korea. He was a member of the Bay Minette Masonic Lodge #498, 32 Mason and the Abba Shrine Center. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Roberta T. "Bertie" Broughton of Crossroads; adopted daughter, Charmaine Sullivan of Saraland, AL; grandchildren, Branon Sullivan and Melody Sullivan both of Sarland, AL and three nephews, Dewayne Holly, Ronald Holly and Timothy "Mo" Holly. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph N. and Carrie Lassitter Broughton. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Durant Chapel Baptist Church with Dr. Henry Cox officiating. Burial will follow at Durant Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, October 12, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Norris Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Dennis Leonard, Johnny Twombly, Nathan Leonard, Virgil Paul, Mitchell Broughton and Timothy Holly. Although the family will accept flowers they suggest memorial contributions be made to the Abba Shrine Center, 7701 Hitt Road, Mobile, AL 36695. Arrangements are by Norris Funeral Home, 402 E. 2nd St., Bay Minette, AL 36507, 251-937-9596. Online condolences at www.norrisfuneralservice.com
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Published by Mobile Register and Baldwin County from Oct. 11 to Oct. 12, 2016.