James "Jim" O. Ballantyne, 80, Independence, Mo., passed away July 5, 2014. |
Graveside services with Full Military Honors will be at 11 am, Monday, July 14 at Mt. Washington Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-5 pm, Sunday, July 13 at Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington Ave., Independence, MO 64052.
Jim was born Sept. 20, 1933, in Page, NE and earned a B.S. in Business from the University of Nebraska. He was District Sales Manager of the Tire Dept. for K-Mart and later worked for Uniroyal and other tire companies before his retirement. He was a member of the Community of Christ and a U.S. Army veteran. He enjoyed cutting wood, going to movies and traveling.
Jim was preceded in death by his wife Donna Ballantyne, sons Paul & Daniel Ballantyne and grandson Brandon Hankins. He is survived by daughters Nancy Taylor and husband David, Grandview, MO; Laura Hankins and husband Jeff; son John Ballantyne, all of Independence, MO; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com
Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel 816-252-7900.
Published in The Examiner on July 11, 2014