William Leo Bronson
William Leo Bronson
  • March 29, 1929 - November 18, 2017
  • Auburndale, Florida

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Auburndale- William Leo Bronson, age 88, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017. He was born March 29, 1929 in Dade City, FL. He was a minister with the First Free Will Baptist Church. He was retired from the US Marine Corp with the rank of Gunnery Sergeant. He also worked as a Mechanic.
Rev. Bronson was preceded in death by his parents: William Littleton Bronson and Lettie Hill Bronson, brothers: Denver, Elton and Dee and sisters: Belle and Daisy. He is survived by his wife of 68 years: Lela Mae Bronson, sons: Bruce Bronson and wife Gwen, Dennis Bronson and Bryan Bronson, daughters: Yvonne Lynn and husband Sanford, and Joy Bronson, brothers: Jack Bronson and wife Kathy, and Basil Bronson and wife Linda, sisters: Wilma Bronson, Estelle Bronson, Judy Smith and Pansy Osterberg and husband Jerry, grandchildren: Melissa, Jennifer, Matthew, Scott, Zach, Kyle, Jenna, Sarah, Cole and Cheyenne, great grandchildren: Josh, Alyssa, Shelby, Lexie, Jayden, Brianna, Devon, Keegan and Logan, great-great grandchild: Dalton and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation in Wednesday from 11am-12noon, with funeral services at 12 noon, both at the First Free Will Baptist Church, 3600 US 92, Winter Haven, FL. Burial will follow at Glen Abbey Memorial Gardens with military honors at 2:30pm. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ottlaughlinfuneralhome.com