|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1946|
|Death: ||Jun. 20, 2009|
Jerry Kenneth Ballard Sr. died peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, June 20, 2009. Jerry was born on April 13, 1946, in Newberg, Oregon.
Jerry was predeceased by his father, Donald Ballard of Seattle, Washington; and his brother, Milo Ballard of Milton-Freewater, Oregon.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Roberta of Pueblo, Colorado; will be lovingly remembered by his sons, Jerry Ballard Jr. of Pueblo Colorado and Donald Ballard of Soap Lake, Washington; his daughter, Irene Ballard of Seattle, Washington; His four grandchildren, BreAnne and Brandon Ballard of Pueblo, Colorado, Jessica Ballard of Monmouth, Oregon, and Jerrica Downs of Seattle, Washington; his mouther, Gladys Ballard of Renton, Washington; brothers, Wes Ballard of Tacoma, Washington and Tim Ballard of Washington; and sisters, Donna Krewson of Tigard, Oregon, and Joyce Uyeno of Seattle, Washington.
Jerry graduated from Mout Rainer High School in Seattle, Washington in 1964. Soon after graduation, he married Roberta Vossen on August 10, 1964. They were married 45 years.
Jerry spent 20 years working at Bethlehem Steel in Seattle and then moved with his wife to Pueblo, Colorado in 1994 where he went to work for Rocky Mountain Steel for 15 years.
Jerry had a true passion for hunting and fishing with his family and best friend, George Schleining. He could often be found riding his motorcycle and spending time with his grandchildren.
He will be missed by all who knew and loved him, but never forgotten. He will be forever in our hearts and minds.
Viewing was 12:00pm to 3:00pm Wednesday, June 24, 2009, and the funeral service followed at 3:00pm. Family and friends were to be recieved at Romero Courtesy Hall following the service. These plans were changed and friends and family were recieved at George Schleining's residence.
His ashes later were scattered at his favorite place by his request.
Donald Ray Ballard (1920 - 1996)
Gladys Louise Hansen Ballard (1925 - 2016)
Jerry Kenneth Ballard (1946 - 2009)
Joyce Elaine Uyeno (1947 - 2011)*
Milo Ellis Ballard (1949 - 2008)*
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Created by: Joan Gross
Record added: Dec 09, 2010
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