James L. Ballard, 73, of rural Fort Seneca, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 25, 1938, in Medford, Okla., to Gordon Neil and Margaret Pauline (Harris) Ballard. He married Marilyn Barney Aug. 19, 1963, in Butler, Ind., and she survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Christy Lynn Ballard-Gates of Prosperity, S.C., Barbra Ann Ballard-Greathouse of Fort Seneca and Joanie Marie Ballard-Hood of Irmo, S.C.; a brother, John Ballard of Texas; and three sisters, Paula Jo Lewis of Sandusky, Glorine "Fay" Ballard of Fremont and Glendene "Deaner" Brunett of Fayetteville, N.C.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Beverly Long.
There will be no visitation or services. The body was cremated under the direction of Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory.
Memorials may be made to Memorial Hospice of Fremont.