Billy Ray Ballard was born on August 20, 1935 and went to be with the Lord on August 11, 2013. He is preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Betty Ballard as well as his parents and three siblings. Bill is survived by his loving wife of three years, Mavis Ballard; son Darrell (Belinda) Ballard; daughters Vicki (Darren) Doss and Karen (Mark) Belcher. Step-daughters Beth (Phillip) Mitchell, Babs Whiteside, Johnna (David) Corley and Julie (Mickey) Fulmer. He was a devoted grandfather and great-grandfather. He was a member and deacon of Westside Baptist Church and currently attended Deerfoot Baptist Church. He served our country proudly as a United States Marine. Bill loved his Lord, family and friends and he has touched many lives.
Published on  August 12, 2013