Tributes have flowed for a community figure of great integrity.
David Richard Broad died suddenly last Friday surrounded by family, aged 73.
Close friend and neighbour of 19 years Bill Miller said Broad gave his all to anything he was involved with.
The pair played a lot of golf together and were both heavily involved at Wodonga Country Bowling Club before it amalgamated with Wodonga Bowling Club in 2011.
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"He went from Wodonga Country into the SS&A Club to try and keep us mobile up there," Miller said.
"We instigated getting him onto the board and he tried his best to keep the golf club viable for bowls.
"He went down to the (Wodonga) bowling club and he was became chairman on the board."
Miller said Broad got him into lawn bowls and was an extremely hard worker.
"He was very genuine in that respect and anything he took up he saw it right through," Miller said.
"He was respected through the whole area and he done a lot of work with the councils at Wangaratta, Saint Arnaud and Castlemaine."
Broad was vice-president of the SS&A Club board from 2010 to 2014 and helped navigate the club through a tumultuous financial period.
"He was always a man of great integrity and a really decent human being who was always prepared to listen and take on people's comments and opinions," SS&A Club chief executive officer Gerard Darmody said.
"He always had the future success and the goodwill of the business at heart."
Broad is survived by wife Christa, children Jason, Donna and Hayley and grandchildren Amy, Tate, Eric and Russell.
A memorial service will be held at the SS&A Club auditorium on Friday at 2pm.
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