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Private Funeral Services were held along with burial and military honors in Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, NJ, for Raymond K. Ballard, 73, who died September 20, 2008.
He served in the United States Air Force Security Service as a staff sergeant from 1955 to 1966 as an Airborne Electronic Technician. His service took him to Missisippi, Oklahoma, California, Germany and Florida before being honorably discharged.
Following his military career he settled in South Plainfield and was employed by Mohawk Data Sciences and later worked as a government contained inspector for SAGS.
Survived by his wife Barbara, two daughters, Deborah Emended (Randy) of South Plainfield and Kimberly Ballard of South Plainfield; two grandchildren Jaclyn LaMotte (Michael) of Hillsborough and Randy Emended of South Plainfield; two great grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Alexa LaMotte.