Farming Rural 20

Donald E. Balliet

1960 ~ 2019 (age 59)

Obituary

Donald E. Balliet, 59, a lifelong resident of Ohio City, passed away unexpectedly on November 08, 2019 at Van Wert Health Emergency Department.

He was born on August 30, 1960 in, Van Wert, to the late Gerald Charles and Viola (Ramsey) Balliet. He was a 1980 graduate of Ohio City Liberty and was a long-time farmer. He was a dump truck driver for many years and currently was a new car driver for Kerns Auto Group.

Don was an avid horse lover and trainer, having trained horses for Hee Haw's Roy Clark. He also enjoyed hunting, golfing and shooting pool as well as spending time with family.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Boroff of Ohio City; brother, Gerald C. "JR" Balliet, Jr. of Convoy; sisters: Mary (Wayne) Parker of Gilboa; Pam Strawser of Payne; several nieces, nephews and many honorary grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to the visitation from 4 to 6 PM on November 15, 2019 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home where the funeral will follow at 6 PM with Rev. Randy Bevington, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Donald`s memory may be sent to the family for expenses.

To share in Donald's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com. Arrangements entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.


Services

Visitation
Friday
November 15, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

Memorial Service
Friday
November 15, 2019

6:00 PM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

Donations

To the Family

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