Ronnie D. Broshears
August 2, 1940 – May 7, 2019
Ronnie Dale Broshears
August 2, 1940 – May 7, 2019.
Ronnie Broshears beloved father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away peacefully on May 7 after a brief illness. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Luke and Ruby Broshears and his sister Judy Clark. Survivors include his son Robert Salazar (Tara) of Ottawa, KS; Grandchildren, Rudy Salazar and Randi (Michael) Amore; Great Grandchildren, Skylar and Bennett Amore; Sister, Beverly (John) Kelley; Nephews, Todd Kelley, Brock Kelley and Jason Kelley; Brother-In-Law, Steve Clark (Becky); Niece, Shannon Clark; Nephew, Stephen Clark; Life Long friends, Larry Bryant (Brenda), Eric Menne (Judy) and many, many other loved friends.
Ronnie was born in Butterfield, MO. He graduated in 1958 from North High School in Wichita, KS. He served as a proud member of the U. S. Navy and was stationed in San Francisco, California and Hawaii.
Ronnie was for 35 years the proud owner of the T-Bird Restaurant and Lounge in Wichita where he built many close and lasting relationships. He never knew a stranger and was a kind and loving man to all. He loved to cook, especially for large crowds and threw a great BBQ.
Ronnie was a Midian Shriner and a Free Mason. He was an avid bowler and loved WSU and all sports. He enjoyed a weekly card game with his best buddies.
Ronnie’s time with family and friends was priceless. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
The service will be May 11, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Lakeview Funeral Home, and a reception following at the Wichita Country Club, 8501 E. 13th St. N.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made in to the Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis, MO, Attn: Development Office, 4400 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110 or lovetotherescue.org and you can dedicate your donation in memory of Ronnie Broshears and direct it to the Children's Hospital in St. Louis.
- Todd Kelley, Honorary
- Brock Kelley, Honorary
- Jason Kelley, Honorary
- Rudy Salazar, Honorary
- Stephen Clark, Honorary
- Michael Amore, Honorary
- Memorial Service Saturday, May 11, 2019
Ronnie D. Broshears
May 10, 2019
Fair winds and following seas sailor.
"Boatswain... Standby to pipe the side... Shipmate's going Ashore..."
Thank you for your service to this nation.