Richard W. Ballou

08/08/1937 - 05/04/2021

Obituary For Richard W. Ballou

Richard W. Ballou, age 83, of Liberty Township, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. He was born on August 8, 1937, in Somerset, KY, the son of the late Howard and Lucille (nee Baker) Ballou. Richard was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired from Delco Moraine (Delphi) after many years of service. Richard was an elder at Fairfield Church of Christ. He was married to Janice Ballou, and she preceded him in death in 2009. Richard is survived by: his loving wife, Connie Ballou; two children-Brian (Maria) Ballou and Amy Byers; one stepson-Stephen (Jessica) Young; three grandchildren-Alex (Charissa) Ballou, Grant Ballou, and Eric (Claire) Byers. Visitation will be on Monday, May 10, 2021, at THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield from 10:00AM until the time of the funeral at 12:00PM, with Pastor David Hargrave officiating. Burial to follow in Dayton Memorial Park. Online condolences can be made at In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Richard’s name to Fairfield Church of Christ 745 Symmes Ave Fairfield OH 45014 or Due to COVID-19 restrictions, masks and social distancing are required and only 50 people in the building at a time. Mr. Ballou’s funeral will be livestreamed at 12:00PM under his obituary on the funeral home’s website.




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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Webster Funeral Home funeral at 12:00PM
3080 Homeward Way
Fairfield, OH 45014

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  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Dick was such a fun, and happy guy! I will always remember his happy demeanor! With love, Sharolyn Miller, Nichole, Damon, and Tyler Thomas

  • My sincere condolences to Dick's family. He is a wonderful soul & will be missed dearly.

  • Dear Connie, Brian, Maria, Grant, Alex, and Carissa - Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We will all miss Dick and remember him for his kindness and warmth. Dick was a lovely man. - The Kelly Family

  • Definitely God's servant, no doubt about that. Mr. Ballou was so accepting and never met a stranger. Prayers for Connie. Prayers for Brian, Maria and their boys! Great Godly man!

  • Connie, I've been praying for you and Dick for several weeks. I certainly understand how difficult things are for you right now. We can only hope that are sweet men are having their Wednesday morning breakfast with Jesus. Keeping you in my prayers Nathie Knell

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with Connie and the family. We enjoyed getting to know them through small group. Will and Rita Roloson

  • Sad to see richard passing.i have many memories grew up one street over.we graduated same year from patterson my old friend

  • Dear Connie, You have been on my heart and in my prayers for the last weeks. May your days and hours be cushioned with the wonderful grace of the Lord. Thinking of you.... Jackie Kruger, Bradenton

  • Richard W. Ballou Family & Friends. So very sorry to learn of the loss of Richard. I met him about 40 years ago ,,a man of many skills & talents,,but God need another Great Angel to carry on in heaven. William / Darlene Russell Troy,Ohio.

  • Thinking of you, Connie, and praying for strength, comfort and peace. Love and prayers.

  • Connie, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this time. May GOD be with you give you Peace.

  • In your time of grief just know that God is near Duane and Carol Bennett

  • Praying the Lord will carry you through this difficult time with his peace and comfort. "Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always." Psalm 105:4 I always thought it was cool I had a relative who shared the same birthday! Love Patti Barton Kilcup

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