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“Sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family. Wish I was there to give you a hug ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Connie and Pat Hough - Weems, VA

“I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Richards passing. I am a friend of Cindy's and we all used to go out for drinks on Fridays after work or...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Andrea Flaherty - North Liberty, IA

“Sorry for your loss. Rich will be missed ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Allen sandi freel - Galena, MO

“Was so shocked and saddened to see of Rich's death in yesterday's Washington Evening Journal. I was a friend and classmate of Rich's in high school...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Marde McConnell - Washington, IA

“Cindy and family, One is never prepared for the loss of a loved one. Take comfort surrounding yourselves with family and friends during this...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Beeler - Iowa City, IA

“Will and Family, I'm sorry to hear of your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Adam Miller - Washington, IA

“Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss. I have always noticed that when you were speaking of Richard there was a giddiness in your tone. We all knew...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Penny Sweeeting - Riverside, IA

“Cindy I am so very sorry to hear of Richard's death! I wish I could be there to give you a big hug! I cannot imagine the emptiness you feel. I am...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Kristy Burchard - Hollister, CA

“I met Richard through Cindy, a close friend and high school classmate. Over time I knew him as a gifted carpenter, welcoming neighbor and witty...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Jill (Latta) Gerot - IA

“Words can't express the sorry I feel for you and your family. We just always think they will be with us. Just remember all the good times and tuck...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Randy and Donna Arthur and family - IA

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Cheryl Ballard - Richmond, TX

“Erik & Family , Iam so sorry to read about your dads passing . Your family are in my thoughts and prayers . Keep all those great memories close to...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Matt ( Spike ) Gavin - Iowa City, IA

“I'll always be grateful to Rich for demonstrating how to enjoy athletics and music. He was comfortable in his high school football and band uniform...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Rev. Denny Coon - Ankeny, IA

“So sorry for your loss Cindy. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: LeAnn Gerard

“Cindy we have been praying for all of you in the past days. I'm sure Richard we be missed terribly! Know that we are thinking of all of you. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Dan and Mary Pierson - Merrill, IA

“To the Family of a good friend. I is tough to lose a loved one at Holiday Time. Remember the good times, I know I will. He has gone before us to...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Jerry Eiffert - Washington, IA

“So sorry for your loss. Hard to lose someone at holiday time. I am classmate from high school. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Monica McCarthy - Altoona, IA

“Richard was my best friend in Kindergarden, I think he may have been my first real friend. Our parents were friends so my mother would report from...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Elizabeth Knecht - Juneau, AK


Richard Ballard, 69, of Coralville, passed away on November 25, 2015 from complications of pneumonia.

His family includes his wife, Cindy; sons, Will and his wife, Ashley and their children, Ellie and Liam, and Erik and his wife, Kelli and their son, Rohan. They would like to invite you to a Celebration of Richard's Life on Friday, December 4th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the Terry Trueblood center in Iowa City. Please stop by to have a toast in his memory.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been set up.