BALLARD George "Jim" Ballard, age 59, died unexpectedly at Grant Hospital on November 19, 2012. Employed with Gorman's Body Shop for several years. Forever loved by family and friends. Survived by mother, Ruth King; ex-wife, Mary Martin; daughter, Amy (Paul Martin) Ballard and children, Corey, Madison, Joeci of Columbus; son, "C.J." Christopher Gaitton and his son, Camden; step-son, David Haughn and family; sister, Sharon Ansberry of IN; brother, Donald Ballard of Greenville; nieces and nephews, caring friends and family. Gone but not forgotten. Friends may call Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at O. R. WOODYARD CO., 1346 South High St. Visit www.orwoodyard.com
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