John L. Broad III

Born: 02/28/1978 Passed:

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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16 Tributes to John L. Broad III

  1. Amy Lorenzano says:

    Little Johnny May you RIH and watch over your family I remember you always fixing things wanted to make all the dirt bikes and four wheelers go faster.
    Please all of you know I love you

    • Victor Hilton says:

      Little Johnny was one hell of a good friend for years and now little Johnny can rest in peace we all are going to miss him

    • Jay wise says:

      Love all the broads. Bunch of solid ass hockey’s. Jay wise iwill always be a friend. See ya soon little Jonny

  2. Penny Roan says:

    Rest in heaven Johnny !!! You will be sadly missed and never forgotten.

    • Chris Rojice says:

      Johnny & Donna and “Blaze’s” Little Daughter, I’m so sorry for your huge loss . I’m sure Jerrica will do the same silly things that her Daddy did and bring big smiles to everyone. Rest In Peace Johnny III.

  3. Cheryl Delgado White says:

    I am so very sorry for all his parents. Who loved him so much. I pray for you and his children. May God be with each of you. I pray for all his family and friends who lives he have touched. Deepest condolences
    Paul and Cheryl White

  4. Max says:

    Rip lil Johnny

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  6. Joann Dunn/Williams says:

    So sorry for your loss . Many prayers going out to all of the family .

  7. Bucky price says:

    Little Johnny buddy we use to wrestle in middle school togather. And our dads was great freinds for years . Hope your rest well buddy we see each other again . My heart goes out to your family and freinds buddy RIP

  8. Carol Krabill McAdow says:

    John, my condolences to you & family at the passing of your son. There are no words to describe the pain of losing a child. I pray for you & yours strength to bear the loss of your son & family member. Blessings to you & yours.

  9. Chris and Cheryl Heckman says:

    So sorry for your loss,our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  10. George Charnock says:

    R.I.P. LIL Johnny.
    So many good times brother you will forever live on in my heart brother. 😪
    Prayers to your family and friends. 🙏

  11. Teri Domino says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you.

  12. JP says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you.

  13. Anonymous says:

    John and Teresa, I am so sorry for your Loss. I Lived close to you in the past and see You and Teresa on many Poker Run’s and always wanterd to say Hi” Maybe someday on Our next Run I will just come up and say HI. Not to great on my typing but My Heart is still there, Sincerely Paula Morris A.KA Paula Harris

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