Donald Ray Broad


The Rev. Dr. Donald Ray Broad died peacefully in his home in Bobtown, early Wednesday morning, July 15, 2020.

Don was predeceased by his first wife, Carlisle (Collie) Cashion Broad; his second wife, Gloria SantaCroce; two grandsons, Nathaniel Donald Chuquin and Juan Camilo Chuquin; his parents, Frederick Lee Broad and Ethel Carter Broad; and son-in-law, Jose Chuquin.
He is survived by his daughter, Laura Chuquin-Naylor, and her husband, Rhudy; granddaughter, Julia Carrilea Chuquin; and three grandsons, Nicolas Ruben Chuquin and his wife, Crystal, Daniel Donaldo Chuquin, and Jose David Chuquin and his wife, Kacey.

Don was a pillar of the Presbyterian Church on both Long Island, N.Y., and the Eastern Shore of Virginia. He was also active with hospice, the Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and served as the parliamentarian for the Accomack County Board of Supervisors for many years. When asked what he was most proud of, his quick reply was always his daughter and grandchildren.

A private graveside service will be held at the Onancock Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Naomi Makemie Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 397, Onancock, VA 23417, or to the Eastern Shore Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ESCADV) P.O. Box 3, Onancock, VA 23417.

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Arrangements are by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.
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