Funeral services for David Wayne Ballard, 37, of Jennings, Oklahoma will be held 2:00 pm Friday at the Jennings Cemetery with Rev. Mark Compton and Bishop Steve Southward officiating. Friends may share a memory with the family online at www.chapman-black.com
David was born October 16, 1980, in Palestine, Texas. He is the son of Johnny P. and Carol Roseallen (Weaver) Wilson. David was initially raised in Texas before moving to Cleveland, Oklahoma with his family. During his time in school, David was a very active athlete. He played baseball, basketball, football, and soccer. He started as a quarterback his sophomore year for the Cleveland Tigers. Following school, David worked at Cleveland Lease and later for Spess Oil Companies.
David loved watching football games with his dad and grandpa. He was also very avid Texas Longhorn Fan and Dallas Cowboys. He also loved to play rummy and dominoes. David loved to spend time fishing, going to the lake as well as spending time with his family and children. David was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter- Day Saints.
David passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018, at his home in Jennings, Oklahoma at the age of 37.
Survivors are his wife Sarah of Cleveland, Oklahoma; mother Carol Wilson of Jennings, Oklahoma, nine children David Ballard, Nicole Ballard, Shelby Ballard, Emory Ballard, Halo Ballard, Chloe Ballard, Jenifer Ballard, Madison Ehrmantraut, Christian Ehrmantraut; step father Roger Ward; maternal grandparents David and Peggy Weaver of Jennings, Oklahoma as well as numerous other relatives and friends. David was preceded in death by his dad Johnny Ballard, Jr., brother Johnny Ballard III, paternal grandparents Johnny and Dorothy Ballard and maternal grandmother Hazel Weaver.
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