OBITUARY

Jeffrey Alan Ballor

June 15, 1968January 20, 2017

Jeffrey Alan Ballor was born on June 15, 1968 in Lansing, Michigan and passed away on January 20, 2017.

He is survived by his mother Karen Jackson (Vic), father William Ballor (Pam), sister Jody Burgess (Robert), step-siblings Vic Jackson Jr. (Mary), Kevin Jackson (Laurie), Wendy Wallander (James), Kelly Jackson, Gene Jackson (Kelly), Robin Jackson (Kim), Kerry Jackson (Tammy), Staci Renteria (Dan), grandfather Russell Ballor, numerous nieces and nephews and countless friends. Jeff had many relatives, friends and acquaintances in Michigan, Indiana and Arizona who love him and will miss him greatly.

Jeff was the owner of Computer Redicare, a computer repair business located in East Lansing, Michigan. He was a graduate of Okemos High School and held certifications from Lansing Community College in personal computer operation, networking and repair. Jeff lived in Arizona for a number of years before returning to the Lansing area in 2001.

Jeff was a hot rod guy, who also loved riding dirt bikes, road bikes and BMX bikes. He enjoyed camping, boating, snowmobiling, fishing, hunting, auto mechanics, home maintenance, light construction and cooking. He loved conquering computers and all things technical. He was a gamer and a rock music lover. Jeff never met a challenge he wouldn't tackle as long as he could find a how-to article or YouTube video. He loved a good party with friends and a good meal and gathering with family. He loved his cat, Marvel, who is being placed in a safe and loving home with friends.

Jeff was a loving and generous soul who touched many people deeply. His wit, charm, character and ability to love without reserve will be greatly missed. Most of all, it was the way he made us feel. With words and gestures, he had a way of spinning any story into a hilarious event. Laughter was always present if Jeff was part of a conversation. We will forever be grateful for the gift of love and joy that Jeff gave us.

RIP and Rock On, Jeff. We love you beyond words!

A celebration of Jeff’s life will be held at Charlar Place, 4230 Charlar Dr. Holt, Michigan 48842 on Saturday, February 4th at 4pm. Please join us. -- Donations in Jeff’s name can be made to one of the following: Rockfisch Foundation Capital Area Humane Society --

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, February 4, 2017
REMEMBERING

Jeffrey Alan Ballor

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Michael Harvey

September 21, 2017

Had not seen Jeff much the last couple of years. Just heard of his passing. Think of him every time I go past the Shaw Street apartment. Enjoyed him letting me hang out with him and others he knew despite my being conservative and 18 years older. We both had similar interests. Machines Music CPUs and Friends.

Will always remember him.

Natasha Isaacs

February 3, 2017

Dear Jody,

I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts have been with you and your family through this difficult time.

February 3, 2017

So terribly sorry to hear of your loss! I grew up with the Ballor kids. Will keep your family in my prayers.

Rosemary Heiden Petoskey now Pasch

Jean Brittain

February 2, 2017

Sorry to hear of this tragic loss, I was friends with Mary Ballor and my grandma with her parents and lived next door thru the woods. So sorry for the family and will keep you all in my prayers. Jean (Feguer) Brittain

Tracy Rowe

February 2, 2017

Jeff... to say this world will not be the same without you is an understatement..I know you would tell me to stop being dramatic...and I will tell you how true it is... You changed so many peoples lives, and you really had no idea what you did...part of your charm... I will never forget you, and will live each day of my own life now, with the lessons you taught me. Thank you for EVERYTHING Jeffery... Thank you for being "JEFF BALLOR!!!!!!!!!!" XXOO Tracy

Penny Alsina

February 2, 2017

Been awhile since I've seen u, had some good times , prayers n love from Florida,rip

Angela Fischer

February 1, 2017

Jeff and I could go long periods of time without seeing each other. But when we did it was like we never missed a beat. Jeff will be dearly missed!

Heather Burch

February 1, 2017

All of my thoughts and prayers are with Jeff's Family and friends. RIP my dear friend..I will never ever forget you.

Rachelle Wallace

February 1, 2017

I spent a lot of time with Jeff those years he lived with me in Az, he will always mean the world to me! I will always cherish all the memories we made, I am very sorry for your loss, my heart goes out to your family!
Love Rachelle wallace

Lisa Thomas

February 1, 2017

sending love and prayers to the Ballor family. I have known Jeff most of my life and I have only the best, happiest memories of him. you were right when you wrote being around jeff there was always smiles and laughter. He was always there to help if you needed him too. Gone way too soon. He will be missed.