William E. Brobst, 65, of 2608 Old Berwick
Road Bloomsburg, PA passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, July 15th
2005. He was born November 11, 1939 in Catawissa, PA the youngest son of
the late William Eugene Brobst and the late Mary Olive Yeager Brobst
Mr. Brobst served in the United States Army
National Guard and the US Army. He was employed as a truck driver by
numerous area trucking companies. He was a member of the Bloomsburg Baptist
Church and the Espy Fire Company. Mr. Brobst enjoyed camping and spending
time with his family. He also enjoyed Nascar racing, especially Mark Martin
and was an avid John Wayne fan.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years Alice
Bostian Brobst and four daughters; Terry Lynn Hoagland and son-in-law Fred
of Louisville, KY, Lisa Shafer and her fiancé Kirby Collett of Mifflinville,
PA; Billie Jo Stine and son-in-law Douglas of Danville, PA and Kayleen
Brobst, at home and one son Mark Edward Brobst of Middleburg, PA. Also
surviving are two step-children; Jennie Burkland of Espy, PA and James
Burkland and his wife Wendy of Espy, PA. He is also survived by 15
grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. One brother, James Brobst of
Catawissa, PA also survives him. In addition he is survived by his
mother-in-law Beatrice Bostian of Riverside, PA and several nieces and
nephews. He was preceded in death by a son Adam W. Brobst in August of 1975
and two brothers; Charles and Ronald Brobst.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00
AM from the Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street Danville, PA
with his pastor Craig D. Laidacker officiating.
follow in the Hillside Cemetery Catawissa, PA. Friends will be received
Monday evening from 7-9 PM and also from 10:00 AM until the time of
service. Military honors will be accorded by The Combined VFW-American
Legion Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to Columbia-Montour
Hospice 599 E 7th Street Bloomsburg, PA 17815. Arrangements are
under the direction of the Visneski Funeral Home, Inc.