Ray Broadaway, 85, of Jonesboro, pass into his heavenly life, Sunday, June 9, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born November 20, 1933 in Cash to William Floyd (Jeff) and Dicie (Selman) Broadaway. He graduated from Valley View and worked for 29 years at Arkansas Glass Co. Ray served as Pastor of the Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church for 53 years. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and spending time with his family.
Preceded in death by his parents; sons, David and Gary Broadaway; granddaughter, Brandy Broadaway; brother, Norris Broadaway.
Survivors include, his loving wife of 67 years, Elois (Loggins) Broadaway; daughter, Linda (Earl) Bracken; son, Randall (Melissa) Broadaway; grandchildren, Michael Broadaway, Cindy Metcalf, Jeffrey Broadaway, Shanna Johnson, Lisa Broadaway and Kaitlyn Hester; twelve great grandchildren, five great- great grandchildren; sisters, Barbara McDaniel and Jennetta (Kenneth) Farmer.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home at 10:00 am, Rev. Jerry Jolly officiating. Burial will follow at Bishop Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Jeffrey Broadaway, Hunter Metcalf, Earl Bracken, Shon Hester, Chuck Foley and Tim Bracken. Honorary pallbearers will be, Mark Graftenreed, Rich Norris, Rodney Bracken and members of the Jonesboro BMA.
Visitation will be, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the funeral home.