Donald L. Broyles, 89, passed away September 22, 2020 at The Groves. Funeral services will be at 1:00pm on Friday, October 2, at Blue Ridge Boulevard United Methodist Church, 5055 Blue Ridge Boulevard, with visitation from 12-1pm. Burial will follow at Longview Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the church.
Donald was born on August 21, 1931 in Ionia, Kansas, to Lester and Elsie (Kuiken) Broyles. He graduated from high school in Mankato, Kansas and went on to get his degree in engineering from Kansas State University. He married his beloved wife, Mary, on May 24, 1954. Around that same time, Donald began working for Butler Manufacturing Company in Kansas City, from which he retired in 1991 after 37 years of service.
After retirement, Donald and Mary became active square dancers. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge and enjoyed playing bridge.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Joshua Baltzell in 1996; and his wife, Mary in 2009. He is survived by his four children: Linda Noland (Ronnie), Steve Broyles, Debra Henry (Thom) and Lori Hoffman (Tim); grandchildren: Charlie, Stephanie, Mitchell, Carlie, Alexander, Elle, and Bryce; nine great grandchildren; three sisters: Rose Williams, Patsy Peugh, and Janice David; and several nieces and nephews.