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Bobby "Beau" Ballard
August 1, 1970 - October 18, 2021

Bobby “Beau” Ballard, Jr., of Trumann departed from this life on Monday, October 18, 2021 at Quail Run Nursing Home in Trumann at the age of 51 years, 2 months and 17 days.  He was born Saturday, August 1, 1970 in Jonesboro and lived most of his lifetime in Trumann.  Beau was a 1988 graduate of THS.  Beau was a florist at Ballard’s Flowers and was of the Baptist faith.  Beau went out of his way to be a kind hearted person.  He was very generous and would often give flowers to the older ladies in his mothers beauty shop and balloons to any child that came in as well.  His heart was that of gold.  His greatest accomplishment in life was being a dad and best friend to his girls Lexie and Anna-Claire.  He was a avid Lake Norfork lover and enjoyed taking his pontoon out on the lake.  He enjoyed golfing and any type of yard work and landscaping.  All in all he loved life and put a lot of good in others lives around him.  He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Ballard, Sr., bonus dad, Eugene Richardson, his nanny and papa, Opal and Harold Worley; and Grandma and Grandpa George and Sibyl Ballard. He is survived by two daughters, Alexandria “Lexie” Ballard of Trumann and Anna-Claire Ballard of Bradenton, FL his mother, Rosemary Richardson of Trumann; significant other, Kim Luna Gordon of Trumann and many cousins and friends.       Visitation will be Wednesday, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. A celebration of life will follow at 6:00 p.m. in the chapel  with Rev. Darrel Miller officiating.  Private burial will be Thursday.       Pallbearers will be Lee Ballard, Todd Worley, Robert Trammel, Cody Penter, Troy Lairson, Debbye Davis, David Gregory and Jeff Holman.  Honorary pallbearers are Gary Jo McIllwain and Jason Brown.       In compliance with Covid-19 guidelines, a mask or other facial covering will be optional and social distancing will be observed.       An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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October 20, 2021
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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Funeral Service

October 20, 2021
06:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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    My deepest sympathy goes out to all the family bio was such a good friend and neighbor I will miss him very much

  2. Logan Dungan, Trumann says

    Sorry to hear this happened

  3. Cynthia Carr, Westminster says

    Rosemary and family y'all are in our prayers and thoughts.

  4. Beth Presley, Little Rock, AR says

    Rosemary, we are so sorry. Sincerely, Beth Meeks Presley and Donald Presley

  5. Ginger Rutherford Mander, North Carolina says

    I am so sorry to hear of Beau’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  6. Demetreal Harp, Trumann says

    I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my prayers

  7. Kevin White, Trumann says

    Rosemary, Lexi, and Anna Claire, I'm so sorry for your loss. Keeping you girls in our thoughts & prayers. Beau was a good friend for many years. He will be missed, for sure.

  8. Mildred Ealey, Trumann says

    We are so sorry for your loss! Prayers and hugs sent your way.

  9. Kary Jaco, Trumann says

    Praying for all the family

  10. Scott Cochran, Florence AL 35634 says

    Rosemarie, I’m so sorry for your loss and for his daughters! Hugs and prayers for all of you! May God bless you all and give you comfort and peace! ????????

  11. Sherry Willis McMunn, Marked Tree, AR says

    Prayers for all. Beau always had a smile and kind words.

  12. John Earl, Meridian, Idaho says

    Rosemary I am so very sorry about your tragic loss.

  13. Joyce Woods, Jonesboro, Arkansas says

    I knew Beau for many years. He was one of my very best friends. Beau was a blessing to every person he came in contact with. Beau you will be greatly missed. You have your wings now so fly high my friend. Love ya

  14. Lynn Osment, Trumann, Ar says

    My thoughts and prayers for Beau’s family. He was such a thoughtful and considerate young man. May you feel God’s love and peace the next few days.

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