Joe went to have Christmas in Heaven on Dec. 13, 2022. Joe L. Ballard was born to Randy and Louise Ballard on June 26 th , 1957, in Lovington, New Mexico. Joe was raised in Texas most of his life, grew up in Fort Worth and later moved to Oklahoma. Joe Loved his family and most of his friends he considered them his family. Joe loved to fish, play games, and just have a good time being with the ones he loved. Joe loved his Lord Jesus and looked forward to Sundays for his praise and worship at Frontline Ministries. Joe loved always helping at Frontline and helping wherever he could in the Church. He will be missed by many.

Joe is survived by his brother, Jim Ballard; Nephews and nieces, Luke Strickland, Harlee and wife Kara Strickland, Stacy and husband Rickey Ludwig, Dawn and husband Rodney Maxwell, Natalee Maxwell, Karlee and Tashawn, Randy Ballard, Derek Ballard, Brady Ballard, Jaeda Maxwell, Taelyn Littlejohn, Tegan Littlejohn, Ayden Maxwell, Nathaniel Bradley and Blayze, Randy and Courtney and many others. Joe is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Renee Ballard; Brother, Tom Ballard; Sister, Mary Strickland; and nephew, Luke Strickland.

Services for Joe will be 10:00am, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022 at Frontline Ministries in Kingfisher with burial following at Forest Home Cemetery in Loyal.