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Virgil Ballenger

September 8, 1939 September 15, 2020
Virgil Ballenger
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Obituary for Virgil Ballenger

On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, Virgil Duane Ballenger, loving husband, dad, brother, grandfather (papaw), great-grandfather, and uncle, passed away at age 81.
Duane was born on September 8, 1939 in New Castle, Indiana to Electa (Millikan) and Walter Ballenger. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a retiree from Dana Corporation and president of the local UAW Union. He worked at both Pendleton and New Castle Correctional facilities. On August 14, 1964, he married Vonda Lee Hungerford and raised three children, Deron, Greg, and Eric.
Duane loved his family and enjoyed watching sports. While a man of few words, he was known for his quick wit and his kind and compassionate spirit.
He is survived by his wife, Vonda; three sons, Deron (wife, Tammy), Greg (wife, Kari), Eric (wife, Amanda); a brother, Byron (wife, Donna); six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Duane was preceded in death by his father, Herman; his mother, Electa; his sister, Donna Jean; a brother, Richard; two sisters, Betty and Janice.
Calling will be held 12:00 noon until 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Macer-Hall-Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad Street. Services will begin at 3:00 p.m., with Reverend Jim Becker officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memory Garden, New Castle. Military Honors will be performed by the U.S. Army, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. On-line condolences may be made at www.macerhall.com. The funeral directors and staff of Macer-Hall-Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home are honored to serve the Virgil Duane Ballenger family.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

19

Sep

12:00 PM 9/19/2020 12:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 9/19/2020 3:00:00 PM
Macer Hall Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home

2011 E Broad Street
New Castle, IN 47362

Macer Hall Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home
2011 E Broad Street New Castle 47362 IN
United States

Service

Saturday

19

Sep

3:00 PM 9/19/2020 3:00:00 PM
Macer Hall Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home

2011 E Broad Street
New Castle, IN 47362

Macer Hall Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home
2011 E Broad Street New Castle 47362 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Green Hills Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

St Rd 38
New Castle, IN 47362

St Rd 38 New Castle 47362 IN
United States
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