OBITUARY

Ernest O Ballard Jr.

July 23, 1934April 1, 2018
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Ernest O Ballard Jr., age 83, of Easley, South Carolina passed away on Sunday April 1, 2018.

Ernest was born July 23, 1934 in Rockingham, North Carolina to Minnie Lou McGee Ballard and Ernest Osborne Ballard.

Ernest was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked as a hydraulic mechanic for the Kentucky Utilities company for over 25 years. He and his family served Christ as members of Rock Springs Baptist Church in Easley SC.

Ernest is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann Ballard; daughter Joy Lynn Harrison; and son-in-law Greg Harrison; grandchild Valancy Lane Harrison and grandchild Delta Rae Harrison all of Easley SC.

Ernest was preceded in death by; father Ernest Osborne Ballard and mother Minnie Lou McGee Ballard.

A visitation for Ernest will be held Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Mackey Funerals and Cremations at Woodlawn Memorial Park, 1 Pine Knoll Drive, Greenville, SC 29609. A funeral service conducted by Dr. David Gallamore will occur Friday, April 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM in The Chapel at Mackey Funerals and Cremations at Woodlawn Memorial Park. A burial will occur following the service in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.woodlawn-fh.com for the Ballard family.

  • FAMILY

  • Ernest Osborne Ballard Sr., Father
  • Minnie Lou McGee Ballard, Mother
  • Ruth Ann Ballard, Wife
  • Joy Lynn Harrison, Daughter
  • Greg Harrison, Son-in-law
  • Valancy Lane Harrison, Grandchild
  • Delta Rae Harrison, Grandchild

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, April 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 6, 2018
REMEMBERING

Ernest O Ballard Jr.

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Jack Slice

April 5, 2018

I knew Ernie from McDonald’s where the guys would meet for coffee. We are so sorry for your loss. God be with you and family during this time of grief. Sincerely. Mr.& Mrs . Jack Slice

Barbara Craig

April 5, 2018

Ruth, I'm so very sorry for your loss. May God wrap his loving arms around you during this time of grief.

Barbara & Jimmy Craig

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