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Kenneth Radford Ballard, Willow Shade, KY (d. Feb. 14, 2013)

He was a farmer and a member of a large, respected family. He leaves 23 direct living descendants

Kenneth Radford Ballard age 73, of Willow Shade, KY, died Thursday, February 14 at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville, KY.

Funeral Services will be Sunday, February 17, 2013, at 2pmCT/3pmET, at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, with Pastor Ronnie Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation willl begin Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 2pmCT/3pmET, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: are Tyler Rigsby, Daniel Moss, Lucas Syra, Tim Turner, Greg Moss, Kenneth Blythe, Brian Wilson and Todd Perry. He was a farmer and the son of the late Radford and Sallie Fansler Ballard.

He is survived by the following:
  • Four daughters: Sharon (Tim) Turner, Sandy(Greg) Moss, Carol York and April (Lucas) Syra all of Edmonton, KY

  • Two sons: Harold Ballard of Tompkinsville, KY; and Bryan Ballard of Edmonton, KY

  • Two sisters: Ruby Hendershott of Chicago and Helen Miller of Alaxandria, KY

  • Eight grandchildren: Amanda Wilson, Sarah Brown, Emily Blythe, Megan and Daniel Moss, Tyler Rigsby and Skiler and Keegan Pearson.

  • Nine great grandchildren: Hayden, Cameron, Logan, Mason, Easton and Ava Wilson, Jaxson and Ace Daugherty and Payton Brown

  • His ex wife, friend and mother of his children: Rachel Ballard

  • Several nieces and nephews
In addition to his parents he was preceeded in death by two brothers Ray and Kyle Ballard and five sisters Evelyn Ballard, Delcie Propes, Odell Norris, Jane Durrett and Alane Shoopman.

The McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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