Photo courtesy of Hodges Family Funeral Home & Cremation Center - Dade City

John Ballard

Dade City, Florida

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John was my Uncle. I first went work for John in 1978, after moving back to Florida from Illinois, at his appliance store in Dade City. I got lucky enough to get to spend a lot of one on one time with John while I worked for and with him. For a while he was almost like a second Father towards me. John, you loved life with all your heart. In return you were loved back, and will live on in our Hearts and minds forever!! Love you and we will miss you very much!!

My condolences to the family and friends who will miss him dearly. May it bring peace to you to know that others are thinking of you.

Visiting John and Joan and everyone in Dade City was always a very special part of my childhood, and even though I hadn't seen John since probably 1995, the minute I think of him, I still see that wonderful smile. I'll be thinking about all of you in this difficult time.

Mr. Ballard was a joy! A Grand Champion wine maker in the Back Porch Exhibit at the county fair. You will be missed by us all. Carol and committee

Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.

We love you and miss you already dad but know we will see you again! Luvya Mary Ann & Jay

Mr. Ballard was always a joy to visit with. We count it a blessing getting to know him and Terry. He will be missed.

Mary Ann you are in our prayers. I know that you already know that God is with you at this time of need. He will give peace when nothing else will.


John's Obituaries

Ballard, John 77, of Dade City, FL, died July 21, 2013. He is survived by his wife, of nearly 56 years, Joan; daughters, Terry Hurd, Mary Ann Kominsky, and Susan Graffweg; 5 brothers; Walter, Douglas, Dewey, Eric, and Ray; 1 sister, Martha Jeffcoat; and a host of adoring cousins, nieces and...

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