Hilliard Lee Ballard, 49, of Horse Shoe, NC, passed away Thursday morning, April 16, 2009 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, after a lengthy illness.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of Alma Rhodes Ballard and the late MSgt. Alvin York Ballard.
For twenty-seven years, he had been the Sound Director for the Flat Rock Playhouse.
He is survived by his loving mother, Alma R. Ballard of Horse Shoe; sister, Gail Brooks and husband, Don, of Six Mile, SC; nephew, Barry Brooks of Milwaukee, WI; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A graveside service will be held at 3 PM Sunday, April 19, 2009 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Reverend Wally Shamburger will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 ñ 7:30 PM Saturday, April 18, 2009 at Shuler Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care Elizabeth House, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
Date: Sunday, April 19, 2009
Time: 3:00 pm
Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum
The family will receive friends from
6 – 7:30 PM Saturday, April 18, 2009 at the funeral home.