Carl Edward Broskey, Sr, 81 of Gainesville, FL peacefully passed away on Sunday December 11, 2016. Carl was born in Starke, FL on October 6, 1935 to James Ellis Broskey and Laura Kirkland Broskey. Carl was a man of many talents he was the Animal Control Officer for the City of Gainesville. He worked for the City and County doing mechanic work and fixing most anything. He finally went to the State at the University of Florida as the Maintenance Mechanic. Carl retired from the state and enjoyed yard work at home. Carl was a family man he enjoyed his kids and grandchildren. Carl loved dogs and his always became part of the family. His favorite keepsakes were his pictures of his family and friends. Carl is survived by his loving wife Della Padgett Broskey, daughter Judy Broskey, sons Edwin Broskey Sr, Mike Parks and Carl Broskey Jr. Carl has 2 surviving sisters Verna Mae Davis of Starke FL. Sylvia Earlene Padgett of Palatka FL. Carl was blessed with 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Carl was loved and known by many he will be missed. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at the Milam Funeral Home Chapel, with a visitation for one hour prior. Interment will be in Fairbanks Cemetery.