We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home - Killeen
Donald Ray Broadwater, 74, went home to be with Jesus and the love of his life, Mary, on Monday, June 6, 2022, at his home in Florence, TX.
Donald was born November 9, 1947, to Kenneth and Dollie Broadwater, in Tuckerman, Arkansas. On November 17, 1978, Don joined the United States Army and served in Vietnam. He retired as a Master Sergeant on May 31, 1992 in Fort Hood, TX. On August 5, 2000, he married Mary Elizabeth Boyd and served their Lord together in several area churches.
Don is preceded in death by his wife of 21 years, Mary Elizabeth Broadwater.
Don is survived by two daughters, VelvaDee Moore and husband Raymond, of Atlanta, Georgia, and Shareen Hainke, of Wichita, Kansas; grandchildren Cody Moore, Ryan Moore and wife Rebecca, Brandon Hainke and wife Stacie, Christopher Dalton Hainke and wife Samantha, and Jenna Elizabeth Hainke and fiance’ Josh Wondra; great grandchildren Lane Moore, Justin, Jordan, and Bennett Hainke, several nieces and nephews, and special friends Eddie and Shelley Mathews.
Services will be at 9:00 am on Friday, June 17, 2022, at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home, 506 N. 38th Street, Killeen, TX with Eddie Mathews officiating. Burial will follow at Killeen Memorial Park, 3516 Lake Road in Killeen, TX.