William “Billy Boy” Broughton, IV
1956 – 2009
Putnam – William F. Broughton, IV, 52, of Prospect Street, died Sunday, July 12, 2009, in Day Kimball Hospital. Born in New London, CT, he was the son of the late William F. Broughton, III, and the late Julia Delight (Amidon) Broughton.
Mr. Broughton was a resident of Putnam for 35 years and worked as a machinist for John M. Dean, Inc. He enjoyed gardening, researching his family genealogy, and especially loved the ocean.
William is survived by his sons, Adrian T. Broughton of Putnam, and Harlan N. Broughton of Putnam; his daughters, Rachel Y. Estes of Terryville, and Hannah E. Broughton of Putnam; his sisters, Betsy Shafer of Ledyard, Barbara Schoeder of Hampton, and Rebecca Syme of Thompson; 2 grandsons, and 3 granddaughters; and his former wife, Joyce Tuttle of Putnam. He also leaves his beloved dog, “Doba.”
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with William’s family from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Friday, July 17, 2009 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. At the request of the family, burial will be private.