David Stanley Ballard, age 84, of Forest City, passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.
Born June 18, 1933 in Rutherford County, he was a son to the late Henry Ballard and Nettie Martin Ballard. He worked as a security officer for Cone Mills-Cliffside Plant and Avondale Plant for a combined 35 years. David was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Rutherfordton. He enjoyed doing yard work and working on his "Blue" Truck.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Glenn, Earl and Eugene Ballard.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of fifty-eight years, Peggy Green Ballard; one daughter, Stephany Alexander of Forest City; three sisters, Louise Burleson and Gwendolyn Ledford both of Forest City and Frances Scarlata of New Orleans, Louisiana. He is also survived by two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and two special nephews David Hardin of Lacombe, Louisiana and Freddie Laws of Sandy Mush.
The funeral service was conducted at Fellowship Baptist Church with Reverend Terry White officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.