Ronnie Ballard

September 5, 1945 - December 12, 2015
Knoxville, IA



Thursday, December 17, 2015
2:30 PM EST
Ft. Custer National Cemetery
15501 Dickman Road
Augusta, MI 49012
(269) 731-4164

A reception will follow in the Life Story Center, 6080 Stadium Drive; Kalamazoo (800-822-7594).

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Age 70, died December 12, 2015 in Kalamazoo, MI. Ronnie was born September 5, 1945 in Chattanooga, TN, the son of James and Grace (Rollins) Ballard. He was preceded in death by his parent and by 2 brothers: Don and James Ballard. Surviving are his wife, Nancy Avery Ballard and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held Thursday 2:30 PM at Ft. Custer National Cemetery followed by a reception from 4 – 6 PM at the Life Story Funeral Home, Betzler-Kalamazoo, 6080 Stadium Drive; (269) 375-2900. Please visit Ronnie’s personal web page at, where you can archive a favorite memory or photo and sign his online guestbook. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of ones’ choice.