Jack L. Ballard, age 64 of Painesville Twp., died on August 3, 2019. He was born on January 23, 1955 in Painesville to the late Jack W. and Lucille Ballard. Jack earned his PhD from Kent State University in history and was a Civil War buff. He was an avid reader and enjoyed writing. Jack had worked for the Museum of Industry in Youngstown, Arrowhead Security, The Council on Aging, and Great Lakes Cinema. He is survived by his brothers, Mark R. Scheve and Alan D. Ballard; nieces, Dylan Wisen and Chelsea Burgess; nephew, Richard Burgess, and brother-in-law, Rick Burgess. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Denise Burgess.
A visitation will be at 11:30AM followed by a memorial service at Noon on August 22, 2019 at Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio 44077. Burial of ashes will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.