Harold Leroy Broyles

by | August 22, 2018 5:45 am

Harold Leroy Broyles, 86, of Jackson, passed away Aug. 20, 2018, at home, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Broyles was born Jan. 23, 1932, in White County, to Mark Broyles and Irene Rascoe Broyles. He was one of nine children.

After serving in the U.S. Army, Mr. Broyles graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, in 1958. He met his sweetheart at church, in Memphis. They married, on July 25, 1958, and moved to Jackson to work for Jackson General Hospital. He was a practicing pharmacist for over 25 years, including serving as the assistant chief pharmacist.

Mr. and Mrs. Broyles were among the charter members of the Skyline Church of Christ and have worshipped there since 1959. He served as a deacon for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers and sisters, Rascoe Broyles, Dale Lowery, Lois Elese Broyles, Charles Broyles, Joe Broyles, and Ed Broyles.

He is survived by his brother, Lenard Broyles and sister, Mary Ann (Paul) Brock.

Mr. Broyles is also survived by his devoted wife of 60 years, Shelby Jean Tines Broyles. They were blessed with two children, Mitzi Leigh Hinton and Philip Alan (Melinda) Broyles; four grandchildren, David Blain (Tori) Broyles, Ada Katherine Broyles, Lyda Grace Hinton, Jonathan Philip Broyles; three-great-grandchildren, Carter Mason Broyles, Ada McKay Kemker, Cash Greyson Broyles; and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, as well as 17 nieces and nephews, and many great-nieces and great- nephews.

A celebration of life service will be 2 p.m., Aug. 23, 2018, at Arrington Funeral Directors, in Jackson. The family will receive friends noon-2 p.m., Aug. 23. Interment with military honors will follow at Ridgecrest Cemetery.

Philip Alan Broyles, David Blain Broyles, Jonathan Philip Broyles, Mike Broyles, David Harlan Broyles, Jerry Broyles, Jamie Towater, and Will Padgett will serve as pallbearers.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to: Skyline Church of Christ Missions, 1024    Skyline Drive Jackson, TN 38301 or Avalon Hospice 1024 Greystone Square Jackson, TN 38305 avalon-hospice@curohs.com

Arrington Funeral Directors, in Jackson, is in charge of arrangements.

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