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Jerome "Jerry" W. Ballard Jr.

July 17, 1937 July 13, 2019
Jerome "Jerry" W. Ballard Jr.
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Obituary for Jerome "Jerry" W. Ballard Jr.

Jerome “Jerry” W. Ballard Jr., 81, of Grand Ledge, MI, devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at home with the love of his family around him on July 13, 2019. Jerry was born July 17, 1937 in Lansing, MI, son of Jerome W. Ballard Sr. and Thelma (Weeks) Kissinger. He was a retired employee of General Motors; taught Machine Shop at Lansing Community College, was active in real estate for 30 years, and served in the United States Air Force. Jerry enjoyed spending time in his own machine and woodworking shop, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rosalie, 3 sons: Jerome (Teresa), Kenneth, and Kevin Ballard; daughter Debbie Friel; 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, and was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Bobbie Lynn; sisters Christina Tucker and Jackque Mann, and brother Robert Ballard.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 5-7 p.m., followed by a Scripture service at 7:00 p.m. at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., American Cancer Society or Residential Hospice. Online condolences may be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Wednesday

17

Jul

5:00 PM 7/17/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/17/2019 7:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Service

Wednesday

17

Jul

7:00 PM 7/17/2019 7:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

A Scripture Service will begin at 7:00 p.m. following visitation.

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States
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