Robert Anthony Ballinger Jr., 26, of Mount Vernon died Friday, April 27, 2012 at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile. He was born November 11, 1985 in Thomasville. He was a veteran of the Iraq War.
Funeral services were Tuesday, May 1, at Pineview Baptist Church. Interment followed with military honors at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Willie Long.
He is survived by his wife, Jillian Weaver Ballinger of Mt. Vernon; daughter, Shandi Ballinger of Mt. Vernon; mother, Marty Lynn of Thomasville; father, Robert Anthony Ballinger of Demopolis; sister, Marleigh Lynn of Thomasville; two brothers, Cody Ballinger of Demopolis and Travis Lynn of Auburn; grandmother, Alice Parten of Mobile; grandfather, William B. Parten of Myrtlewood; grandfather, David Ballinger of Camden.
Pallbearers were Doug Parten, Sim Luker, Jimmy Phillips, Caleb Morgan, Michael Wilkerson, Jamie Jones, James Vassel and Andy Wiggins.
Honorary Pallbearers were Billy Parten, Jr., Darby Weaver, Brad McKinley, Chris Wiggins, Travis Lynn and Cody Ballinger.
Memorials may be made at www.giftfromwithin.org.
Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.
O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.