Don W. Broyles, a loving husband, and father, passed away Aug. 4 at his home in Greenville. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Authentic Life fellowship in Greenville, with Pastor Jimmy Vaughn and Pastor Keith Cogburn officiating.
Born on June 17, 1937 in St. Louis, Missouri, Don was the son of John F. and Alpha Kelly Broyles. The family moved to Oak Ridge, Tennessee in 1942 where Don attended school before joining the TN Nat’l Guard. He also served in the US Air Force as an Air Policeman, stationed at Laon Air Base, France and Bergstorm AFB, Austin, Texas. After his military service, Don worked for the IRS, retiring as a Tax Specialist after more than 35 years. Don married Lynelle Waid on May 31, 1980, in Grand Prairie, TX.
In addition to his wife, Don is survived by his daughter Chris Broyles; sons Terry Broyles and Michael Brandon; grandchildren Michael Moore, Christina Moore, and Ruby Brandon; great-granddaughter Rowan Moore; and brother Dale Broyles.
Don was preceded in death by his wife Jo Ann Bray Broyles and children Donald Jr, Sharon, and Angelia Broyles; brothers Ken, Gerald, Lynn, and Larry Broyles; sisters Wanda Nichols, Shirley Broyles, and Betty Welch.
Memorials may be made to The Lion Food Pantry at Texas A&M University-Commerce for students, or the charity of your choice.