Sherman "Bill" Bromley age 83 of Coffeyville passed away on May 18, 2016 at Windsor Place.
Bill was born on July 28, 1932 in Kansas City, Missouri to Charles and Wanda (Martin) Bromley. He graduated from Field Kindley High School in 1952. He continued his education at Pittsburg State, where he played football, starting as a freshman and receiving the honor as Freshman of the Year. After that year he returned home and played for Coffeyville Community College where he graduated with his associates degree. In 1954 Bill married Shirley Childers and the couple was blessed with 5 children, they were later divorced. Bill proudly served in the United States Army for two years he was then honorably discharged. Returning home from the service Bill found employment with Page Milk for 21 years, and then he started his own painting business. In 1977 Bill married Joanne Holt McRay, she survives of the home. Bill enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and most of all he loved sports. Football, track, and boxing were his favorites. He was a golden glove boxing champion in Kansas and Missouri, and he was inducted into the Field Kindley High School Sports Hall of Fame in 2014.
Left to honor his memory is his wife Joanne, Sons; Kyle Bromley, Dirk Bromley his wife Kathy, Kwin Bromley his wife Sarah, daughter, Teresa Osborne her husband Kevin, step-daughters; Elizabeth Smith, Nancy McRay, and Mary Vaughn, sister, Darlene Hildebrant, grandchildren; Sarah Pursley, Cole Osborne, Kirk Bromley, Krista Bromley, Kelli Bromley, and Braylee Bromley, and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Kirk, brother Larry, sister Brenda, and grandson Zach Bromley
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday May 24, 2016 at 11:00 am at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel with Reverend Dean McNamara of the First Baptist Church officiating. Friends are invited to sign the register and greet the family on Monday May 23, 2016 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Chapel. The family suggests memorials to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice and they may be left with the Chapel. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com