Donald Wayne Ballard

March 13, 1949 ~ January 24, 2022 (age 72)


Donald Wayne Ballard, 72, of Lincoln County, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022 at his home. Born Sunday, March 13, 1949 in Wolfe County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Jesse Donald & Myrtle Nell Cable Ballard. Donald was a former forklift operator for Hospital Specialty, and a member of Grace Fellowship Church. He enjoyed fishing, wood-working, four-wheeling and working on cars. Donald was a United States Army veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Faye Ballard, and one brother, Jerry Lee Ballard.

Survivors include a son, Matthew Wayne Ballard, of Lexington; daughters, Dana Marie (Emmanuel) Taylor, of Lexington, Debra Ann Carmack, of Glasgow; step-daughter, Angie (Scott) Haggas, of Loudon, Tennessee; brothers, William L. (Mary) Ballard, Stephen Ray Ballard, both of Lancaster; sisters, Janet Sue (Jeff) Northern, of Stanford, Jessica Ann (Mark) Lawrence, of Lancaster, seven grandchildren & five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon, Monday, January 31, 2022 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home with Tom Graef & Vola Brown officiating and burial following at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Full military honors will be performed by Caswell Saufley Post #18 of the American Legion. Pallbearers include John Hall, Emmanuel Taylor, Chris Ballard, Rick Ballard, Jeff Northern, Mark Lawrence, Ryan Lawrence, & Steve Ballard. Honorary pallbearers are his nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 3:00-6:00 PM Sunday, January 30, 2022 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home. Friends & family may share memories or leave condolences on his tribute wall at : Ramsey-Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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January 30, 2022

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Ramsey-Young Funeral Home & Monument Co.
315 RIchmond St.
Lancaster, KY 40444

Funeral Service
January 31, 2022

12:00 PM
Ramsey-Young Funeral Home & Monument Co.
315 RIchmond St.
Lancaster, KY 40444

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