Michael H. Broyles, age 40 of Kent, completed his earthly life November 24, 2013, at Akron City Hospital with his family by his side helping to guide him home. He was born January 17, 1973, to Edwin and Marlene Broyles.
He was employed as a maintenance mechanic HVAC with Sodexo working at Hiram College. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church where he was involved in many of the church's activities.
He had a true love for music. He enjoyed playing the guitar and teaching others to play. He also enjoyed being a part of his boys' activities: helping out with cub scouts, going on campouts and assisting with soccer. If he wasn't helping out with organized sports, he was going on bike rides and playing basketball in the driveway with his boys.
He is survived by his wife, Denise (Dezort), to whom he was married 17 years; sons, Mathias and Aidan Broyles of Kent; mother, Marlene Broyles of Ravenna; sisters, MaryAnn (Tom) Kosco of Galloway and Bonnie (Bob) Rugg of Toledo; nephews, Sam Rugg of Toledo and Logan Dean of New Castle, PA; niece, Emily Rugg of Toledo; sisters-in-law, Katie (Fred) Lange of Mantua and Annette (Darrick) Dean of New Castle, PA; and his buddy, Killian. He was preceded in death by his father, Edwin Broyles; and his grandparents.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, November 29th from 4-7 P.M. at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent. Friends and family may also visit one hour prior to the 11 AM funeral service on Saturday, November 30th at Trinity Lutheran Church, 600 South Water Street, Kent, with Rev. Betti Hazelton and Rev. Douglas Fidler officiating. Burial will be in Standing Rock Cemetery in Kent. Special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff at Akron City Hospital for their care. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Michael Broyles Memorial Fund in care of any Portage Community Bank.