James Ernest Ballow, 47, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, March 8, 2013, at University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.
He was a native of Vincennes, Ind., and a 1984 graduate of Vincennes Rivet High School. He worked at Keyboard Carriage for 17 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Jacqueline Hendershot Ballow.
He is survived by his wife, Dawn Kirtley Ballow; three sons, Justin K. Ballow, Cameron D. Ballow and Logan A. Ballow, all of Elizabethtown; a brother, Bruce Ballow of White Pigeon, Mich.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There is a celebration of life service from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Brown Funeral Home. Burial follows at a later date.
Cremation was chosen by the family.
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