John Richard Ballard was born on October 9, 1939 and died on October 10, 2015.
He was a judge of both the municipal and state 1st Judicial District courts, dates of service unavailable, in his native Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.
John graduated from North Caddo High School, in northern Caddo Parish.
He the attended Louisiana State University and LSU Law Center, in Baton Rouge.
Ballard served for two years in the United States Army with a tour of duty in the Vietnam War, right after law school.
He left behind his wife, the former Sue Willis, one son, David Willis Ballard, and three grandchildren.
He was a member of the Broadmoor Baptist Church in Shreveport.
John Richard Ballard passed away at 76 yrs old in Texas.