Steve Broughton (66) of Poultney, VT passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 9th. Steve was born in Middlebury, VT in 1956, spent time in San Diego, CA but found his way back to Vermont where he eventually married the love of his life, Valerie, in 2000. In Poultney, Steve was a self-employed builder and was very involved in his community as a Rotarian with the Chamber of Commerce, Poultney Downtown Revitalization Committee, and the Planning Commission. He was also a veteran of the US Airforce. Steve loved his family, mom Ann Reba Broughton (passed), sister Barbara Towne (passed) and his brother Mike (survived). When he wasn’t working, vacationing in Old Orchard Beach, or riding his boat on Lakes Bomoseen, Dunmore or Champlain, Steve loved the Buffalo Bills and dancing with his wife in their living room. Steve is survived by his greatest loves, his wife Valerie, son Gabriel Broughton, daughter Kayla Parker, stepdaughters Erin Johansson and Cali Bird, brother Mike, and nephews, Ben, and Loyal Broughton. He will be greatly missed. In lieu of funeral services, there will be a Celebration of Life for Steve on November 5th, 2023, at Lake Bomoseen Lodge & Taproom. Contact Valerie Broughton or Kerri Munro for further details.