Michael and Connie Ballard
Mike and Connie Ballard (former residents of Beech Grove, Indiana) passed away unexpectedly Friday, December 14, 2018 in their home in Monrovia during a house fire.
Michael Scott Ballard was born in Indianapolis, IN on March 15, 1958 to Jed Ballard and Mary Osborn.
Connie Lea (Hicks) Ballard was born in Holden, West Virginia on August 26, 1957 to Robert and Janice Hicks.
Mike and Connie are survived by four children (and spouses): Daniel (Rachel) Ballard, Joseph (Jacoba) Ballard, Anthony (Cherie) Ballard and Robert Ballard; seven grandchildren (and spouses); Erin (Samuel) Comstock, Aleshia (James) Swick, Bradley Ballard, Ashley Ballard, Andrew (Autumn) Ballard, Laney Ballard, Nicholas Ballard; three great-grandchildren with one on the way, and many nieces and nephews as well.
Mike is survived by two sisters Kathi Hacker, Lisa Hicks and brother Andrew (Charlotte) Ballard
Connie is survived by her mother Janice Hicks and sister Bobbi (Ford) Jefferson.
Mike is preceded in death by his father Jed Ballard, mother Mary Osborn, step-father Kenneth Osborn and nephew Joshua Knight.
Connie is preceded in death by her father Robert Hicks, brother Richard Hicks and niece Emili Jefferson.
Mike and Connie had a love for each other that only most can dream of. They were dedicated parents and loved their family with every ounce of their being. They asked to be remembered by celebrating their life and not mourning their death.
A Celebration of Life will be held on December 23rd, 2018 at 4:00 PM at the VFW Post 1111 located at 411 S. Indiana Street, Mooresville, Indiana 46158.
In Lieu of flowers, the Family asks that you make donations to the responding Fire Department.
Checks may be made payable to:
Gregg Township Fire Department
3210 Gregg Fire Drive
Monrovia, IN 46157