Rev. William F. Bromley, 90, of OaklandCity,
went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 16, 2010.
He was born Dec. 1, 1919 in Indianapolis to Alfred F. and Lillian (Pidgeon)
He retired in 1984, prior to coming to OaklandCityUniversity where he was a professor. He taught at LeesCollege in Kentucky. He served as a minister for Barnett Chapel,
as a chaplain for the Good Samaritan Nursing Home and as a Sunday school
teacher. Rev. Bromley was a member of the Oakleaf
Society of OaklandCityUniversity. He was also President of the Men of
Mission of the FirstGeneralBaptistChurch in OaklandCity.
Rev. Bromley received an Honorary Doctorate of Sacred Theology from OaklandCityUniversity and also was a Kentucky Colonel.
He is survived by his wife Caroline
Roberta (Readhead) Bromley of Oakland City; two sons,
David (Carol) R. Bromley of San Jacinto, Calif., Daniel (Angelica) W. Bromley
of Altadena, Calif.; one daughter, Edith A. Little of Walcott, Iowa; four
grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his
parents; and a daughter, Carol (Bromley) Lee.
A celebration of life will be at Saturday, April 24, 2010 at the FirstGeneralBaptistChurch in OaklandCity
with the Rev. Larry Johnson officiating. A private burial was at the Masonic
and Odd Fellow Cemetery in Benton, Ill. Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in OaklandCity
is in charge of arrangements.