Memorial services for David Lee Ballard, age 75, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jimmy Henry officiating. There will be no formal visitation. David passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017 at his residence.
David was born on January 12, 1942 in Dallas, TX, the son of Jack Ballard and Virginia Goodrich Ballard. He married Hilda Holder on June 25, 1993 in Sulphur Springs and she survives. David worked for Grocery Supply for 51 years in several different positions over the years before he retired in 2011.
In addition to his wife he is survived by sons, Dennis Ballard and wife Tracey of Sulphur Springs, Brad Ballard and fiancé, Debbie Keepers of Lake Hills, TX, Jason Jones of Sulphur Springs, daughter, Sharon Ballard of Sulphur Springs, sister Carol Ballard Miles and husband Forest of Mt. Pleasant, 4 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Betty Ballard Knickerbocker and step-mother, Sybill Gregory Ballard.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.