CPT Fred "Jerry" Jerry Broadwell was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/28/2010 at the age of 65.3
Kings Mountain, NC
Flight Class 69-34
Date of Birth 04/19/1945
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 190 AHC in 69, 334 AWC in 69-70
Call signs in Vietnam SPARTAN 16, PLAYBOY 11
This information was provided by Barry Geller, SSN search Sep 2010

More detail on this person: F. Jarratt "Jerry" Broadwell, III, age 65, a resident of Kings Mountain, died July 28, 2010 at Kings Mountain Hospice House. Born in Greenville, NC, son of the late Fred Jarratt Broadwell, Jr. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by his wife Mary Leigh Mauney Broadwell. He graduated from Clinton High School, Clinton, NC in 1963 and also a graduate of N.C. State University in Textile Engineering. He served in the United States Army being drafted as a Private and rose to the rank of Captain. In 1965 Mr. Broadwell was a highly decorated pilot in Vietnam receiving awards that include Distinguished Flying Cross, 2 Bronze Stars with "V" for valor and twenty three Air Medals. He was Founder and President of Diversified Fabrics, Inc. in Kings Mountain and served twenty years on the Board of Directors for BB&T.

SURVIVORS: Wife: Harriett Thomas Broadwell, Kings Mountain; Mother: Virginia Osborne Broadwell, Clinton, NC; Children: Ryan Broadwell and wife Elaina, Austin, Texas Jennifer Broadwell, Boca Raton, Fl. Talie Manning and husband Mike, St. Louis, MO Rich Turner and wife Nicole, Clarksville, TN Julie Lueck and husband Chris, Charlotte, NC Jim Tharrington and wife Karla, Raleigh, NC; Grandchildren: 10.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: Central United Methodist Church, Kings Mountain Friday, July 30, 2010. 1:00 P.M. Rev. Rex Gibbs, officiating.

VISITATION: Immediately following the service in the Christian Activity Center of Central United Methodist Church.

MEMORIALS: Kings Mountain Hospice House, 251 Kings Mountain Blvd., Kings Mountain, NC 28086 or to the charity of the donor's Choice.

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