J.L. Broaddus, 83, of Warren, died Saturday, July 6, at home surrounded by family and friends. He was born Feb. 19, 1930, in Caldwell, to Lela Hill Broaddus and James Broaddus. J.L.

He was a United States Navy veteran, and was proud to have served in Korea. He retired in 1992 with Firestone in Orange as a maintenance supervisor. J.L. was a loving father and grandfather who will be missed.

Survivors include his children, Kerry Broaddus of Clearwater, Fl., Kelly Henderson of Warren, Tony Broaddus of Pineland, and Dana Smith of Warren; and grandchildren, Becca Broaddus, Cory Broaddus, Dallas Broaddus, Robbie Smith, and Allyssa Richard.

J.L. is preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Broaddus, and son, Steve Broaddus.

A memorial service for Mr. Broaddus will be scheduled at a later date. Complete and updated information may be found www.broussards1889.com