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 Don Earl Ballman

Don Earl Ballman

Birth
McLennan County, Texas, USA
Death 7 Oct 2012 (aged 63)
Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
Burial Mart, McLennan County, Texas, USA
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Memorial ID 98473816 · View Source
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Don Ballman Obit, American Heart Association

Don Earl Ballman, 63, of Casa Grande, Arizona, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, October 7, 2012 in Prescott, Arizona.

A celebration of his life will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, October 13 at Littlepage Funeral Home in Mart, Texas. Burial will follow at the Mart Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Friday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Don was born December 31, 1948 in Waco, Texas to Earl and Emma Ballman. He graduated from Mart High School as valedictorian in 1967 and top of his class in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Texas in 1971. On March 23, 1974, he married his high school sweetheart, Jan Storey. Don had a distinguished 30-year career at Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He and his wife enjoyed their retirement traveling throughout the United States and Canada in their motor home.

He is survived by his wife, Jan, of 38 years, daughter Christy, son Ryan and wife Amber, sisters Ann and Lynne, and brother Wayne . Don was a loving Christian father, husband, and friend to all. He was an amazing role model and leader who always put others first. Don had a passion for football, especially the University of Texas. He had a great sense of humor and always made everyone smile. Don will be greatly missed by his family and friends, including his four-legged best friend Rudi.


Family Members

Gravesite Details Obit ran in Waco Tribune Herald on Wed, Oct. 10, 2012 and in the Mart Messenger on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012.

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  • Created by: Patricia Williams Curry
  • Added: 8 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98473816
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Don Earl Ballman (31 Dec 1948–7 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98473816, citing Mart Cemetery, Mart, McLennan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Patricia Williams Curry (contributor 46836434) .