Rocky D. Ballinger Sr., 70, passed away June 10, 2022, at his home surrounded by family.  He was born June 23, 1951, James & Mabel (Armentrout) Ballinger.

  On April 19, 1969, in Plymouth he married Kay Schultz; she preceded him in death on May 10, 2019.  He was also preceded in death by his parents, 4 siblings, Linda Ballinger, Denny Ballinger, Larry Ballinger, and Nedra VanCleave.

  Surviving are 4 children: Lisa (John) Carr, Linda (Lloyd) Flower, Greg (Cindy) Ballinger, Rocky D. Ballinger Jr., 11 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, 2 siblings, Eileen Solomon, Nancy Elliott and his beloved dog, Zoey.

  Rocky enjoyed tinkering with all sorts of things in his spare time.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

Burial will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery in Argos at a later date.

Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with his arrangements.