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Medford H. Balding
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1910
Edwards County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 1982
Richland County
Illinois, USA

Medford H. Balding, 71, West Salem, died at 9:10 p.m. Friday in Richland Memorial Hospital.

Services were held today in the Ingram Funeral Home in West Salem, with Rev. Chris Tate presiding. Burial was in Moravian Cemetery.

Mr. Balding was born Sept. 19, 1910, in Edwards County, the son of Melvin Balding and Martha Lindsey. He married Vernice Knust Oct. 29, 1936 in Newton and she preceded him in death Aug. 2, 1970.

He was a retired auto body repair man.

Survivors include six sons, Max of Olney, Ben of DeLand, Fla., Gale of Carmi, Loy of Japan, Danny of Huntington Beach, Cal., and John of Mt. Carmel; a brother, Buford of Sumner; three sisters, Mrs. Geneva Longbons of Albion, Mrs. Leona Varner of Griffin, Ind., Mrs. Iva Smith of Miami, Fla.; and 15 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two brothers, and a sister.

Published in Olney Daily Mail

Family links: 
  Melvin J Balding (1883 - 1965)
  Martha Jane Lindsay Balding (1889 - 1958)
  Vernice G. Knust Balding (1918 - 1970)
  Loy Lynn Balding (1944 - 2010)*
  Medford H. Balding (1910 - 1982)
  Geneva Balding Longbons (1912 - 2003)*
  Cleda Balding Swinson (1917 - 1962)*
*Calculated relationship
Moravian Cemetery
West Salem
Edwards County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Janice (Teel) Crites
Record added: Feb 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65114625
Medford H. Balding
Added by: Janice (Teel) Crites
Medford H. Balding
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Rest in peace!
- Janice (Teel) Crites
 Added: Feb. 2, 2011

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