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Richard "Dick" Ballew Obituary
RICHARD "DICK" BALLEW passed away July 9, 2016, he was 84. He married Lucy Ballew on January 21, 1956 in Rosemead, CA and raised their family in Orange County, CA. To get away from the city he brought his family to Wildomar, California in the 1980's. He was in the construction business for most of his life until he retired in 1990. After his retirement he loved tinkering with electronics (total computer geek), garage sales and some traveling. He loved animals, cars, country music and NASCAR. He was sarcastic and humorous. In 2002 he sold the house and bought a motor home. He and Lucy traveled through America. During these travels they settled down in Cochise, Arizona to enjoy their golden years. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lucy Ballew; sons, Randy and Ray Ballew; and daughter Robin Ballew Destigter; 5 granddaughters, and 4 great granddaughters. As a Korean War veteran he will be laid to rest at Miramar National Cemetery, San Diego with the other soldiers who fought for this country on August 17th with his remote control, which was always in his hand. In lieu of flowers please send condolences to Lucy Ballew, 4019 Via Aldea, Oceanside, CA 92057.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Aug. 7, 2016
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