|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1957|
|Death: ||Feb. 25, 2013|
died in a car accident caused by the bad weather - per his sister Karen: He hit a patch of ice going to work last Thursday [21st], rolled his truck 3 times. They had to remove a blood clot but couldn't stop a brain bleed. He was on life support.
Bobby was married with a grown son and three grandsons. Bobby will be missed by all who knew him.
He is also survived by his sister Karen Small, brothers William "Billy" and Alan. Half-sister Patsy Peeler, half-brothers Calvin and Tommy, many nieces and nephews and friends. Preceded in death by parents, sister Lauretta Burch and niece Shelly Rae [Ballard} Wilhite, half-brother Elmer Lee
When young Bobby and his brother Alan were playing with a BB Gun and Bobby lost one eye.
I have known Bobby since 1963
Information provided by his sister Karen, my best friend since 1963
Obituary for Robert "Bob" Leslie Ballard
Robert "Bob" Leslie Ballard was born on September 14, 1957, in Midwest City, Oklahoma, and went to be with his Heavenly Father on Monday, February 25, 2013, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the age of 55, as a result of injuries suffered in an auto accident on Thursday, February 21.
Bob, the son of Elmer and Betty (Armstrong) Ballard, was a resident of Meeker. Bob married Rita Harper on August 29, 1977, in Gainesville, Texas. Bob spent over 30 years working for Hiland Dairy. He enjoyed fishing and he liked to eat, but Bob's favorite thing to do was spend time with his three grandsons. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and a niece, Shelly Wilhite.
A trust fund has been set up at BancFirst in Meeker for Bob's grandsons.
Bob is survived by his wife of 35 years, Rita; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Cindy Ballard of Meeker; his grandsons, R.J., John and Andy Ballard of Meeker; brothers Alan Ballard and Bill Ballard, of Meeker, and Calvin Ballard and Tommy Ballard of California; sisters, Karen Small of West Virginia and Patsy Peeler of California, and a host of family and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 2:00 PM, at Morningstar Baptist Church in Meeker with Jerry Jackson and Joe Jones officiating. Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery.
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Elmer Otis Ballard (1908 - 1987)
Betty Jean Ballard (1924 - 2007)
Lauretta L Burch (1945 - 1995)*
Robert Leslie Ballard (1957 - 2013)
Note: buried on 28 February
New Hope Cemetery
Created by: Donna Lee Wall
Record added: Feb 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105915804
Jean Avery Feaster
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