Bobby Ballard, age 78, of Sulphur Springs, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at home surrounded by his family and friends. A Memorial and inurnment will be held at a later date.
Bobby Leon Ballard was born on March 15, 1941 in Sulphur Springs, to Finis and Jodean Ballard. He married Sharon Sears in Sulphur Springs on January 2, 1960. Bobby worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority as a Quality Assurance Inspector. He served in the US Army and was a member of Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon; daughters, Sharon Boykin and husband, Todd of Grapevine, Judy Rozene and husband, Cody of Eufala, OK; grandchildren, Rusty Hargrove, Jacob Hargrove, Joshuah Faulkner, Sherman Faulkner; great grandchildren, Mila Hargrove, Jacob Hargrove Jr., Jordan Hargrove, Everly Hargrove, Spencer Faulkner, Charlotte Faulkner; sisters, Betty Boyd, Glenna Ball; brothers, Doug Ballard, Larry Ballard.
Bobby was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Jo Kathryn Skeen, Jean McPherson; brother, Mickey Ballard.
Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home