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Reuben Lewis Ballinger, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1921
Polk County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 1999
Polk County
Missouri, USA

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 
Family links: 
  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)*
*Calculated relationship
Slagle Cemetery
Polk County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Jan Breshears Thomas
Record added: Jun 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70716965
Reuben Lewis Ballinger, Jr
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Reuben Lewis Ballinger, Jr
Added by: Gomer and Judy
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Loved to hear Reuben on mandolin and Damon (Clark)on guitar play "Anchored In Jesus" back at Friendly Assembly of God in KC, MO back in the 60's. Reuben would never fail to make me laugh with some of the funny stories he would tell!See ya'
- T North
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