David D. Bropleh, Sr Dies


David D. Bropleh, Sr., 64, of Chicken Soup Factory, Gardnersville, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014 at his residence, after a five-year battle against his enlarged heart, surrounded by his loving family at 1 a.m.

Family visitation at the deceased’s residence is welcomed by the widow and children at the house he spent the last five years of his life.

Bropleh (Doyen) was born in Grand Cess, Grand Kru County. He graduated from Tubman High and joined the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL). He left the army during the civil-war in 1990 and became a businessman.

Donyen was a loving father, said daughter Tete Bropleh, an employee of the Daily Observer newspaper. Tete is a graduate of Sabegna School of Travel and Tourism of Monrovia.

His son David D. Broleh, Jr., who was also in the AFL, predeceased him on September 3, 2011, following a drowning incident at the Barclay Training Center in Monrovia.

Doyen is survived by his loving wife Kumba Bropleh, Doyen, 19, Muna, 14, Nahdi, 14, Juah, 13 and Tiaka, 10.

Abraham Roberts Funeral Home of Chicken Soup Factory, Gardnersville is in charge of funeral arrangements and the final celebration of his life is on April 19, at the Living Water Church, with internment at the Katuma Cemetery, Chicken Soup Factory, Gardnersville.

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