August 10, 1950 - December 4, 2010
Mr. Burnie William Ballard, 60, of Pageland, SC passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2010. Mr. Ballard is the son of Betty Hinson Ballard and the late Billy Ward Ballard. Mr. Ballard served in the US Air Force; a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Clemson University, University of South Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctor. Mr. Ballard owned and operated his own law practice in Pageland, South Carolina. Professional Affiliations: Solo Practice, Burnie W. Ballard Attorney at Law; Former Law Clerk – firm of Ratchford, Cooper and Jonas; Member of the South Carolina Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the American Bar Association. Former member of the Agricultural Law Committee of the South Carolina Bar and the Lawyer’s Referral Service Committee; Former Assistant Public Defender for Chesterfield County, South Carolina, representing Indigent criminal defendants. Served as panel attorney for Legal Services Corporation of the Fourth Judicial Circuit and as a member of the Board of Directors of that organization for four terms. Also served as board member of Piedmont Legal Services from 1997 through 2000 and as a Board Chairman from 1998 through 2000. Social and Service Affiliations: Member and Adjutant General of Smith-Graves Post 92 of the American Legion; former Director, Pageland Downtown Development, Inc.; former Director, Pageland Chamber of Commerce; former Member and past Secretary , Pageland Lions Club; Member, Pageland Chapter, Wildlife Action, Inc.; Member and past Chairman, Sandhills Chapter, Ducks Unlimited; Member and past Chairman, Board of Trustees, Pageland First Baptist Church; Member, Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity. Former Board member, Pageland-Jefferson are Arts Council; Life Member, National Rifle Association; Member Sandhill’s Shrine Club and Jamil Shrine Temple; Member, Mt. Moriah Lodge, A.F.M., Member, Amateur Trapshooter’s Assocation; Member, IPTAY. Present/former hobbies and recreational pursuits: Sailing, Competition Trapshooting, photography, scuba diving, motorcycling, hunting and fishing. Mr. Ballard is survived by his wife, Bonnie Robinson Ballard of the home, mother, Betty Hinson Ballard of Pageland, SC, son, Scott Britt of Winder, GA daughter, Amanda Earley of Pageland, SC, brothers, George Eric (Jonnette) Ballard of Cheraw, SC, Otis Bradford (Debbie) Ballard of Cheraw, SC, sister, Deidre (Craig) Cato of Pageland, SC, grandchildren, Maranda Earley of Pageland, SC, Ayla Earley of Pageland, SC, Shae Britt of Winder, GA. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church of Pageland. The entombment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at Sutton-Baumgartner Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to, American Heart Association, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-516 Or Wildlife Action Pageland Chapter, PO Box 474, Pageland, SC 29728.
Mr. Burnie William Ballard, 60, of Pageland, SC passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2010. Mr. Ballard is the son of Betty Hinson Ballard and the late Billy Ward Ballard. Mr. Ballard served in the US Air Force; a Magna Cum Laude... View Obituary & Service Information
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