Earl Douglas Balden
Thursday 16th of July 1925 - Wednesday 6th of March 2019
Earl Douglas Balden, 93, of Lexington, husband of Frances McGinnis Balden passed away March 6, 2019. Born in Salvisa, KY, he was the son of the late William H. and Mary E. Jarvis Balden. Earl was proudly both an Army (WWII) and Air Force (Korea) veteran. He retired from GTE after 40 years of service. He was a long-time member of Tates Creek Christian Church.
Earl will always be remembered as a devoted husband and a wonderful father. In addition to his loving wife of 71 years, he is survived by their 5 children, Linda (Wayne) Forbes, Glenn (Susan) Balden, Vicki Taylor, John (Lauren) Balden, and William “Bill” (Carla) Balden; 3 grandchildren, Suzanne (John) Combs, Victoria Taylor, and John Earl Balden; one great-granddaughter, Kala Combs; and sister Ola Frances Royalty. In addition to her parents, he was predeceased by his brother and three sisters.
Services will take place at Tates Creek
Christian Church: Visitation Sunday from 4-6pm, Funeral Monday at 11am. Burial
will follow at Bluegrass Memorial Gardens with military honors.
Ed and Teresa Cordonsays
Glen and Susan we are thinking of you during this difficult time. Sending healing prayers and a comforting hug to you and your family. With warm thoughts and prayers. Ed and Teresa Cordon
Willy and Lisa Foglesays
So sorry for your loss. Remember all the love you shared and he is in a better place .