James C. “Jimmy” Ballard, 80, of Ward, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.
Jimmy attended Country Chapel Church for many years. He worked as a switch man for the railroad for twenty-six years. He was a cattle farmer most of his life and deeply loved his family and many friends.
Jimmy is survived by his loving wife of sixty years, Delores Brooks Ballard; his daughter, Angela Carlton-Conley (Gary); grandchildren James Carlton, Angie Runels (Chris), Jason Conley, Amanda Woodruff (Jason), Paul Conley (Rachel); nine great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Jimmy is preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Lois Light Ballard; two sisters and two brothers.
Family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral will be 12:00 p.m. Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Country Chapel Church, with burial in Sylvania Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home. www.SmithFamilyCares.com
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