Obits: Arnold Ray Broadway

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 4, 2014

Arnold Ray Broadway

Mr. Arnold Ray Broadway, 68, of Junction Road, Mocksville, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at his home.

He was born May 20, 1946, in Davie County to the late John William Henry and Ruby Victoria Gales Broadway. He was a lineman for 34 years with Crescent and Pike Electric. He taught square dancing for many years and was a member of the Freestyle Swingers and the Good Timers. He loved helping people and was a friend to everyone. He volunteered at Cooleemee Elementary School and with the ARC kids in Davie County. His main love was family. 

He was also preceded in death by: 7 siblings, Pat Lyerly, Billy Broadway, John Broadway, Becky Lashmit, Ethel Dockery, William Broadway and Thomas Lee Broadway. 

Survivors: 2 daughters, Sharon Broadway Miller and husband Chuck of Cleveland and Kathy Broadway (Rodney Goodman) of Mocksville; 4 grandchildren, Trey Miller, Justin Miller (Talisha Dawson), Krista Duncan (Jake) and Ryan Hellard (Alyssa); 3 great-grandchildren, Bentlee Hellard, Noah Hellard, Kayden Irvin and one on the way; special niece, Susan Thomason-Laraway and her children, Marc and Brandi; 2 sisters, Mary Daughtery (Jerry) of Kannapolis and Hazel Waugh (Don) of Claremont; and several nieces and nephews. 

A funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 30 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Jamie Houpe officiating. The family receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. 

Memorials: American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Dr., Greensboro, 27407; ARC Kids, chapter of donor’s choice; or American Heart Assoc., Memorials and Tributes Processing Program, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.

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