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Nathaniel Ballard Jr.

September 25, 1946 July 28, 2018
Nathaniel Ballard Jr.
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Obituary for Nathaniel Ballard Jr.

Nathaniel Ballard, Jr. was born in Wheeler County, Georgia to the late Nathaniel Ballard, Sr. and Helen Smith Ballard on September 25, 1946. He was well-loved as “Wookie Baby”.

He attended Wheeler County High School. He joined the Army as a teenager, serving in the Vietnam War. He was also a Navy Veteran. He was employed as a Brick Layer for Local #222 in Camden, New Jersey until his retirement.

He later married Deborah Shaw on November 27, 2000. To this union, three children were born: Nathaniel Shaw of Camden, New Jersey; Asia Shaw and April Shaw of Lumber City, Georgia; two other children of another union: Tanisha Wilson and Amanda O., both of New Jersey.

Two brothers: Willie James (Sissy) Ballard of Camden, New Jersey and Winfred (Classie) Smith of Lumber City, Georgia; one aunt, one uncle, and ten grandchildren.

He also leaves behind his best friend, Sonny English; six sisters-in-law, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

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5:00 PM 8/3/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/3/2018 7:00:00 PM
King Brothers Funeral Home and Cremation Services - Hazlehurst

151 Martin Luther King Blvd. P. O. Box 745
Hazlehurst, GA 31539

Graveside service Saturday August, 4, 2018 at 2 pm at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Lumber City, GA

King Brothers Funeral Home and Cremation Services - Hazlehurst
151 Martin Luther King Blvd. P. O. Box 745 Hazlehurst 31539 GA
United States

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Cedar Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

Jacksonville Hwy
Lumber City, GA 31549

Jacksonville Hwy Lumber City 31549 GA
United States

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