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Edward LeRoy Broadie

November 16, 1971 ~ February 13, 2024 (age 52) 52 Years Old

Edward Broadie Obituary

Mr. Edward LeRoy Broadie, Sr., son of the late Mr. Willard and Lula Broadie, and maternal
mother Mrs. Mae Francis Broadie. He was born on November 16, 1971, in Durham, North
Carolina and departed this life on February 13, 2024, at the Jim and Betsy Bryan Hospice Home
of UNC Healthcare in Pittsboro, North Carolina. Mr. Broadie joined Fisher Memorial United Holy
Church at an early age, where he attended with his late father Mr. Willard Broadie, Sr. He
attended Durham Public School and would spend his evenings at the John Avery Boys and
Girls Club, learning a variety of sports and youth enrichment life skills. Mr. Broadie was
employed at numerous restaurants in the Durham area as a cook. His passions were fixing
electronics and cooking for family gatherings. Pepper steak and lamb was his specialty that
would melt in your mouth and have you coming back for seconds. He was a comical and
humorous person who would always have you laughing.
Mr. Broadie leaves to cherish his memory: three sons, Edward Leroy Broadie, Jr., DaRontay
Montaez Adams-Broadie, Samuel Gerald White of Durham, NC; two daughters, Zyara LaShea
Daye of Durham, NC, La`Kai Aiyana Saunders of Louisburg, NC; four sisters, Ernestine Allen,
Carolyn Allen, Rachel Wilson, all of Durham, NC, Velicia Alford (Timothy) of Burlington, NC; two
brothers, Keneth Ray Allen, Sr., Larry Stuart of Durham, NC; five aunts, Evelyn Grace Short
(Demorris), Rachel Jean Riggins Parks (Edward), all of Durham, NC, McKenzie Gillis of
Charlotte, NC, Eloise Gayle of Henderson, NC, Marie Brodie of New York City, NY; eight
grandchildren, DaRontay Montaez Adams-Broadie, Jr., Kaitlyn Adams-Broadie, Ashante
Adams, Addison Adams, Christian Moore, Joshua Moore, Isiah Thomason, Majestic Daye; a
host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

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Services

Viewing
Saturday
March 2, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Antioch Baptist Church
1415 Holloway St
Durham, NC 27703

Celebration of Life
Saturday
March 2, 2024

1:00 PM
Antioch Baptist Church
1415 Holloway St
Durham, NC 27703

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