James Lee Broome

May 19, 1940 ~ August 7, 2011 (age 71)

James L. Broome, 71, of 1720 Snug Harbor Drive, passed away surrounded by his loving family August 7, 2011. He was the son of J. C. and Eloise Broome of Beckley, West Virginia. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and Marshall University. After leaving Marshall he went to work for Walker Machinery selling earth moving equipment until he moved to Greensboro, GA with JCB, Inc. After retirement he enjoyed golf at Reynolds Landing. He was a member of the Men''s Golf Association, Elks Club, Lakeside Baptist Church and Marshall University Alumni Association. He is survived by his wife, Judy; daughter, Jeanann and her husband David Briscoe, adopted son, Bruce Niday and his wife, Teresa, daughter-in-law, Brenda Broome; four grandsons, James Branson Pickett, James Bruce Broome, Nicco Niday and Bradley Dane Niday of Huntington, WV; four sisters, Henrietta Pittman of Knoxville, TN, Rebecca Bird and husband Darrell of Dublin, VA, Venila Jones of Knoxville, TN and Margie Lilly and husband Steve of China Grove, North Carolina, sister and brother-in-law, Fred and Jackie Bishop of Tega Cay, SC; brother-in-law, Mark Slack; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He is lovely remembered as a wonderful husband and a devoted and loving father, grandfather and uncle. The family request that any memorials be made to Global Samaritans, 6561 Union Point Highway, Union Point, GA 30669.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Michael Hardy officiating. The family will receive friends at a reception after the service in the Historic Hall-Thomas House next to the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at Springhill Cemetery in Huntington, WV at 6:00 p.m., Friday, August 12, 2011. After the graveside service all friends and family are welcome to celebrate the life of James L. Broome at 319 10th Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701, home of Bill and Joy McIlvain. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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