Thomas Butler ìSunnyî Ballard, III, 70, of Flat Rock passed away Friday, June 12, 2015 at Pardee Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. A native of Polk County, Sunny lived in Henderson County most of his life. He was a son of the late Thomas B. Ballard, Jr. and Auberene Goolsby Ballard Thomas, and was also preceded in death by his daughter, Sonya Jennifer Ballard. Sunny was a member of Berea Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting and dirt bike racing with his grandson, and loved his baby girl, Annah.
Survivors include his loving wife of fifty-one years, Margaret Ann Ballard; a daughter, Susan Ballard Eubanks and her husband, Bobby of Flat Rock; two grandchildren, Ethan and Annah Eubanks, both of Flat Rock; a brother, Tony Ballard of Avon Park, FL; a sister-in-law, Becky Ballard of Avon Park, FL; a sister, Jeanne Farnsworth and her husband David of Mt. Pleasant; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be at 11:00 am Monday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.