Joel Broadway, age 79, of Golconda passed away Sept. 15, 2012, at Southgate Nursing Home in Metropolis.
Joel was born February 2, 1933, to Harry and Alberta (Wagner) Broadway in Pope County. He married Mary Lou Dixon on Nov. 26, 1953.
Joel was a member of First Baptist Church in Golconda and Lion’s Club in Watertown, Tenn. He was retired Quality Control Manager at Caterpillar. After retirement Joel and Mary Lou traveled all over the world.
Joel is survived by his wife Mary Lou Broadway; one son, Tim and wife Diane Broadway of Montgomery; one daughter, Melonie Broadway and fiancee Marvin Wargo Jr. of Cumming, Ga.; and five grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother.
Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday Sept. 19, 2012, at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville. The service will be conducted by the Rev. Billy E. Green. Burial will follow at IOOF Cemetery in Golconda. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla., 73123-1718.
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