Rev. Dozier Balloon, Jr.
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Rev. Dozier Balloon, Jr. 84, began his life on a farm and ended it as a well respected husband, father, brother, uncle, soldier, provider and Christian leader. Rev. Dozier Balloon Jr., affectionately known as David departed this life to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 27th at Center Pointe Rehabilitation Center in Tallahassee, FL.
Rev. Balloon's survivors include his devoted wife of 55 years, Lillian Aikens Balloon, daughter, ViElla Balloon Lindsey, son-in-law, Rev. S. Gerrard Lindsey and two grandsons - Micaiah and Caleb Lindsey, of Tallahassee, FL; two sisters - Lillie B. Nesbitt (Madison, FL) and Leola B. Garvander (Richville, MN), one brother, Ulysees "Buddy" Balloon (Tampa, FL) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and sorrowing friends.
Family visitation will be on Friday, July 6, 2012, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at Jeslamb A.M.E. Church, 185 NE Almond Ave, Madison, FL 32340. (850) 973-6254.
A Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2012, 11:00 am, at North Florida Community College, Van H. Priest Auditorium, Madison, FL followed by the interment at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church Cemetery, Cherry Lake, FL.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on July 6, 2012