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Obituary for Thomas Nelson Broach Jr.

Thomas Nelson Broach Jr., 81, of Oak Hill, WV, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at CAMC General Hospital. Tom was born on August 2, 1941 in Mount Kisco, NY, to the late Thomas and Clara Shockey Broach.
Tom was a veteran of the United States Marines with a rank of E-3. He worked as a Welder Mechanic at various Coal Preparing Plants and at Long Airdox in Oak Hill. Tom was a member of the Fayetteville Baptist Church. He was a 1960 graduate of Fayetteville High School. Tom enjoyed fishing, coin hunting with his metal detector, also an avid antique collector and dealer at the New River Antique Mall.
In addition to his parents, Tom is preceded in death by his sister Patsy Johnson.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Doris Dobbins Broach, stepson Steven Grunenberg, stepdaughter Taunya Jones, son Thomas “Tombo” Broach III (Felicia), daughter Tami Langley (Shannon), grandchildren Braden Broach (fiancé Madison), Adrian Broach and Tucker Langley, brother-in-law Richard Dobbins (Margaret), many nieces and nephews. Tom also adored his two dogs Baby and Gypsy.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, January 20, 2023 at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ron George officiating. Entombment will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park. Tom would have liked everyone visiting in casual attire such as your favorite jeans and a sweatshirts.
Visitation will be held from 1:00PM – 2:00PM on Friday, January 20, 2023 at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel.
Pallbearers will be Tombo Broach, Steve Grunenberg, Ralph Flint and David Jones II.
In lieu of flowers donations my be sent to the Humane Society of Raleigh County, 325 Grey Flats Rd., Beckley, WV 25801 or New River Humane Society, P.O. Box 40, Oak Hill, WV 25901.
High Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family.