|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1921|
|Death: ||Aug. 20, 1999|
Reuben L. Ballinger
Reuben L. Ballinger, 78, Bolivar, died Friday, Aug. 20, 1999, in Citizens Memorial Hospital. He was born March 9, 1921, in Bolivar to Reuben L. and Dorothy Marie Durham Ballinger.
On Oct. 5, 1941, he was united in marriage to Eunice R. Herbert, and to this union three children were born. He was retired from the Lake City Ammunitions Plant in Kansas City, where he was the inventory control clerk. After leaving the Kansas City area, he operated the Bolivar Landing Bait Shop from 1983 to 1994. He was a member of the Bolivar Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include his wife, Eunice, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Peggy Ballinger of Lee's Summit and Jimmie and Jan Ballinger of Kansas City; a daughter and son-in-law, Pamela Kay and Bill Shibley of Independence; a brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Ann Ballinger of St. Joseph; as well as six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Melvin Ballinger and Nelson Ballinger; and a sister, Maxine Ballinger.
Services were Tuesday, Aug. 24, in Pitts Chapel with Pastor Mark Summers and Gene Kates officiating. Music was by Danny Hitchcock. Burial followed in Slagle Cemetery. A00008B1999AG25
Reuben Lewis Ballinger (1898 - 1968)
Dortha Marie Durham Ballinger (1901 - 1979)
Reuben Lewis Ballinger (1921 - 1999)
Nelson Samuel Ballinger (1923 - 1998)*
Maxine Marie Ballinger (1930 - 1949)*
Created by: Jan Breshears Thomas
Record added: Jun 01, 2011
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