The death is announced of Dr. Nah-Doe Patrick Bropleh, former Deputy Executive Secretary of the West African Rice Development Association (WARDA) and former Minister of Agriculture, Republic of Liberia. The sad event occurred on June 21, 2014 in Powder Springs, Georgia, United States of America.
He was in his 78th year.
Dr. Bropleh also once served as Deputy Minister of Agriculture for Technical Services, R.L. He was also former Dean of his alma mater, the College of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Liberia.
In the political sphere, he was a founding member of the Liberia Action Party (LAP), along with Harry A. Greaves, Sr., Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Jackson F. Doe, Byron Tarr and many others.
A devout Roman Catholic, Dr. Bropleh was a member of Commandry #366 of Sacred Heart Cathedral and of the ancient and noble order of the Knights of St. John International.
Dr. Nah-Doe Patrick Bropleh was born on November 18, 1936, the third of six children, unto the union of Mr. Andrew Koon Juah Nah Bropleh and Josephine Wollor-Kukor Bropleh of Grand Cess, then the Kru Coast Territory, now Grand Kru County.
He was predeceased by his parents and eldest son Doeba Patrick Bropleh.
Survivors include his loving wife Mary Tor Bropleh, former Chief Nursing Officer of the Republic of Liberia; four sons: Bior, Borbi, Snorwlor and Simah Bropleh; his grandchildren; a brother, Bernard Nah-Tieh Bropleh and a host of other dear relatives and friends.
According to Bernard Nah-Tieh Bropleh, brother, and nephew, former Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism Minister Dr. Laurence Konmla Bropleh, the funeral mass over the remains of Dr. Nah Doe Bropleh and his son, Doeba Patrick Bropleh, will be held at the Saint Kizito’s Catholic Church in Paynesville tomorrow, Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 10:00 A.M.
Interment will follow at Dr. Bropleh’s farm in Mt. Barclay, along the Kakata Highway.