Funeral services for ROBERT EDWARD LEE McBROOM, 80, of Willis, TX, will be held February 25, 2004 at 10 a.m. in Cashner Colonial Chapel with Matthew McBroom officiating. Interment will follow in Rosewood Cemetery with Cashner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 24, 2004 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. McBroom was born February 4, 1924 in Nacogdoches County to Odell and Taylor McBroom and passed away on February 23, 2004 at his home in Willis, TX. He was a purple heart veteran of WWII. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Rachel Atkinson McBroom. Survivors: Sons: Larry Edward McBroom of Willis, and Donald Ray McBroom and wife Rita of Tomball. Grandchildren: Michael G. Martin and wife Apryl of Madisonville and Julie Kendrick and husband Craig of Wissous, France. Brother: Jack McBroom and sisters: Patricia Cobb, Anita Eddins and Cricket Wages. Numerous extended family and friends also survive. Pallbearers: Larry McBroom, Donald Ray McBroom, Donald Wayne McBroom, David McBroom, Michael Martin, and Lance Bruton. Honorary Pallbearers: Ike Bruton, Eric Bruton, Jerry Green, Vernon Dale Green and Randy Powledge. You may leave a written tribute to the family on our website at www.cashnerfunerals.com. Cashner Funeral Home 801 Teas Rd. Conroe, TX 77303 936-756-2126 Published in the Houston Chronicle on 2/24/2004.