David Jesse Broadhurst Jr. of John Day passed away July 31 in Boise, Idaho, after a battle with liver cancer. Dave was born May 18, 1953, in California to David and Amanda Broadhurst. He was the last born of three.
Dave joined the Army in December of 1975 and was in the service until he was injured and discharged with honors in December of 1978.
Dave enjoyed being outdoors, gardening, taking drives, shooting guns and making things for others. He also enjoyed working around his home with some close friends or buying surprises for his local girls and bartenders. What he loved the most was visiting friends and having a few beers. He made a huge impact on anyone lucky enough to meet him.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents, David and Amanda Broadhurst. Survivors include his eldest sister Susan Werrin (husband, David), and sister Dana Daubert (husband, Chris), both of Dixon, California; nephew Tyler (wife, Amelia) of Santa Monica, California; nephew Jonathan Werrin of Portland, Oregon; and niece Amanda Werrin of Sacramento, California.
Services will be held at a later date. Contributions can be made to the Department of Veterans Affairs or the American Cancer Society in honor of David Broadhurst Jr.