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Roy Eldon “Bud” Ballew

January 16, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, May 10, 1928
Died: 
Friday, January 13, 2012
Services: 
Monday, January 16, 2012 - 10:00am
Location: 
White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main St., Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Springtown Cemetery. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: 
Flowers are appreciated, but donations can be made in lieu of flowers to St. Jude's Hospital or the United Methodist Church of Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Roy Eldon “Bud” Ballew

Roy was born on the family cotton farm in O'Donnell, Texas, on May 10, 1928, and was a member of the United States Air Force for four years. He worked for General Dynamics for 26 years where he retired in 1988. In retirement, he enjoyed gardening, bowling, and his dogs. He is remembered fondly by all for his great sense of humor and quick wit, and he always said, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” He brought a smile to the faces of everyone he met, and will be missed greatly by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Ruth Ballew, and his brother Marion Raymond Ballew, all of O'Donnell, Texas.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Gerry Ballew, and his son Roy Michael Ballew, both of Springtown; his daughter Judi Conger and husband Bob, grandson Dustin Smalley and wife Ashley, and granddaughter Stacy Smalley, all of Runaway Bay; grandson Bobby Conger and granddaughter Crystal Conger of Weatherford; and one great-granddaughter Aubrey Smalley also of Runaway Bay.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr at Aledo High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 10

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