Johnnie Lee Balch May 20, 1943 - March 28, 2015 © Criswell Funeral Home Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
Services for Johnnie Lee Balch, 71, of Ada, are 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Dennis Heath will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. The Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery. A luncheon will be served for family and friends following the graveside service at Wintersmith Lake Lodge.
Mr. Balch died Saturday, March 28, 2015 at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born May 20, 1943 in Ripley, Oklahoma to Kenneth and Ella Donaghue Balch.
He married Phyllis Dobbs December 28, 1964 at Santa Monica, California. Mr. Balch was a diesel mechanic until his retirement. He served in the U. S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis, of the home; a son, Brad Balch and wife Penny, Latta; daughter, Jana Ronk and husband Blake, Ada; three grandchildren, Chance and Autumn Balch and Deryk Ronk and wife Tori; a great-grandson, Ryeker Ronk; five brothers, Ken Balch, Gary Balch, Allen Balch, Roger Balch and Stanley Balch; two sisters, Pat Gates and Tina Wiles; and numerous nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Bearers will be Chance Balch, Deryk Ronk, Blake Ronk, Gary Balch, Allen Balch and Stanley Balch. Honorary bearers will be Brad Balch, Ken Balch and Roger Balch.
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Criswell Funeral Home, Ada
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