Jerry Broaddus

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Born in Franklin, Indiana on November 19, 1942

Departed on September 20, 2019 and resided in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Jerry Broaddus was born November 19, 1942, in Franklin, Indiana to Ruth Jane and Ernest Lee Broaddus. Gifted with a record-setting athletic prowess, his bigger than life personality and changing world view led him away from his hometown early.
As a proud member of the United States Air Force, Jerry traveled the world. Those travels allowed him to grow and learn about himself. Soon, his heart was stolen by the love of his life, Lieta and their union brought 3 children as well as a bonus child, all whom he loved dearly.

Jerry lived his life as something to be celebrated but also cherished, evidenced by his membership in The Black Panther Party. He held onto his joyful, witty, outrageously humorous attitude until he left this particular life on September 20, 2019.

Jerry will be remembered and celebrated by his "forever wife", Lieta, his children Venus, Maurice, C. Anthony, Sara, Rohini, and Franciene, 16 grandchildren, one great grandchild and countless family, friends and loved ones.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Bruce W. Buchanan October 1, 2019 at 1:07 pm - Reply

    There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. I am honored that you have chosen our family to care for your family during this time. Please let me know if there is more we can do to help celebrate your loved-one’s life.

    My Warmest Regards,

    Bruce W. Buchanan
    4th Generation Owner
    Since 1881

    • Cindy Clayton October 3, 2019 at 6:37 am - Reply

      I’m so sorry for the loss of this wonderful man. You have my deepest condolences. May you continue to love and heal, and I hope that every day makes you stronger. ❤

  2. James Pruitt October 3, 2019 at 2:55 pm - Reply

    Candle 1So sorry my childhood friend has passed I know he will be missed. Praying for the family

  3. Denetia Woodruff October 6, 2019 at 4:09 pm - Reply

    Candle 1Ro, Mama Lieta and family, I’m sending you my deepest condolences to you all for the passing of Mr. Jerry. You all are iny prayers always and forever. Love, Niecey Woodruff.

  4. Jerry Dunn Sr November 13, 2019 at 6:28 pm - Reply

    Broaddus I will always remember you and I playing high school basketball together and all the fun we had as teammates.I did not keep in touch as much I would have like to but it appears you had a good life. RIP my brother. Your friend from the hood.

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