Kenneth Irvin Ballard

  • Born: May 9, 1940
  • Died: January 27, 2019
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas

Porter Loring Mortuary North

2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232

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Tel. (210) 495-8221

Tribute & Message From The Family


Message From The Family

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Kenneth Irvin Ballard, age 78, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He married the love of his life in 1964, Marian Blanar. An active family man, he coached football, basketball and Little League baseball. He was one of the Dad's that helped create McAllister Park Little League putting in the hours each weekend with his family and friends. McAllister Park Little League is still a place where young people to continue to play baseball today. He loved fishing, spending time with his family, and traveling around and seeing new places with Marian. Kenneth worked for the City Public Service as Director of Transportation when he retired. After retiring with 33 ½ years of service, he and his wife became the ultimate grandparents, helping raise their two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by parents, Irvin Ballard and Lorene Thompson Ballard. Kenneth is survived by his loving wife, Marian F. Ballard; sons, David Ballard (Tracy) and Jeffrey Ballard (Leathea); grandchildren, Tyler and Meagan Ballard; step-mother, Wilma Ballard; brothers, Roger Ballard (Mamie) and Terry Carson; sister, Judy Schaeffer (Jerry). The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, February 4, 2019 at Porter Loring Mortuary North.

GRAVESIDE SERVICE
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2019
10:15 AM
FORT SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

Rev. David Good will officiate. Reception to follow graveside services at Ft Sam Houston golf club at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society LLS.org.