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John L. Broad III

February 28, 1978 — April 29, 2021

John L. Broad III, “J. Blaze”, “J.B.”, “Little Johnny”, passed away April 29, 2021. He was born February 28, 1978 to John L. Broad Jr and Donna (Shaffer) Broad. He loved being at the beach and drinking coffee every morning. Little Johnny was an avid collector of shoes, especially, Nike Vapor Max and his Pall Mall cigarettes. He loved anything that went fast; his special love was his motorcycle and riding it. He was working on getting his CDL so he could be a truck driver just like his dad. Little Johnny was a very compassionate person and would talk your ear off even in his sleep.

Little Johnny is preceded in death by grandparents; John (Barb) Broad, Grace Coleman; uncles, Randy Shaffer, Keith Broad, Mike Broad; cousins, Homer “Hookie” Shaffer and Tyfeni Broad.

Little Johnny is survived by his parents, John (Theresa) Broad Jr., mother, Donna Broad; stepfather, Charles Brink; significant other, Amanda Best; daughter, Jerrica Broad; stepchildren, Javisen, Audrey and Aden; brothers, Justin, Brice (Amber), Randy, David (Lindsey); sisters; Alisha, Angel and Amber (Mario);  numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and special friend, Trina Pittman.

Friends may gather Monday, May 3 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with services to follow, at Paquelet Falk Funeral Home, 303 South Chapel Street, Louisville, Ohio 44641. Pastor Gary Smith to officiate. Those attending services are asked to please wear a proper protective mask and practice safe distancing requirements. Messages of comfort and special memories can be shared with the family online at

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