Robert Hugh Broughton
1928 — 2023
Robert "Bob" Hugh Broughton passed away on October 27, 2023. He was born on August 11, 1928, in Merriam, Kansas to Hugh and "Betty" Broughton. Bob moved to Pasadena, Texas when he was a teenager. He soon enlisted in the United States Marines and served in WW2 and the Korean conflict. During this time, he met his life-long love, Ruth Bezdek Broughton. They married in 1948 and had 2 children, Jim and Terri. After his service in the Marines ended, Bob began his career at Petro-Tex Chemical. He worked in the laboratory there for many years and later as the Director of Transportation until his retirement. After his retirement, Bob was a real estate broker for Qualified Properties in Pasadena. ...