Lee David Ballard
September 26, 1970 - January 23, 2013
Lee David Ballard, 42, of Prescott, Arizona passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 1:00PM at Saint James Lutheran Church, 104 Union Street South, Concord, NC 28025 (Phone: 704-786-0166). Lee is survived by his wife, Ann Sullivan Ballard of Prescott, AZ; his parents, Ed and Betsy Ballard of Concord, NC; his brother, Rob Ballard (children, Ryu, Ailee & Lyo) of Clemmons, NC; his sister, Kathy Weisel (her husband, Jim and children, Ben & Sarah) of Kannapolis, NC; and sister, Susan Swanger (children, Rebecca Patilla and Monica Hood) of Asheville, NC. Lee was married to Ann Sullivan Ballard in 2012 and renewed their wedding vows in December, 2012 on top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa. His "children" were his dogs; Poochie, Nina and Zilla. Lee worked for SAS Institute, Inc. in Cary, NC since 1997.
Published in The News & Observer on Jan. 29, 2013