Clifford Alexander Ballard Jr., age 62, went home to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 4, 2021, due to complications of COVID-19. On January 27, 1959, Clifford was born in Beeville, Texas, to Clifford Alexander Ballard Sr. and Pattie Falcon Ballard. Clifford graduated from Calallen High School in 1977. He went to work in the oil and gas industry from 1977 to 2012 for companies such as Padre Drilling, Gray Tool Company, Cameron, and Premium Valve Services, working all over Texas and the United States. He enjoyed his work in the oil and gas industry and later relaxing and enjoying retirement. We will never forget him for his sense of humor, love of laughter, and his extensive knowledge of the oil and gas industry. Clifford is preceded in death by his parents, Clifford Alexander Ballard Sr., Pattie Falcon Ballard, and sister Nancy Trevino. Survivors include his daughter Michelle Ann Ballard, brother Joseph (Norma) Ballard, and sister Diana (Kenneth) Hardin, including nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Clifford's daughter Michelle would like to thank the nurses, doctors, and staff at Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area for their outstanding care during this difficult time and Betty Beal Ballard for also being there when Clifford gained his wings.
Pallbearers for Clifford are Jake Clifton, Joey Cadena, Rene Gomez, James Fenner, Andy Polous, and Trey Coleman. Honorary pallbearers are: Henry Flores and Jerry Melendez
Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at Corpus Christi Funeral Home at 2409 Baldwin Blvd, Corpus Christi, Texas. A funeral service will be held at Corpus Christi Altar of Prayer Church at 3945 Ayers Street, Corpus Christi, Texas, on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at Dignity Memorial Park at 4607 FM 1889 Robstown, Texas. Everyone is welcomed to come and celebrate Clifford's life. Thank you, and God Bless you.
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