Obituary of Graydon Vernon Ballard
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BAINBRIDGE--Graydon Vernon Ballard, 79, formerly of Sidney, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown. Along with his twin brother, Gordon, he was born on December 23, 1943 in Sidney.
Graydon was married to Irene Tweedie on March 21, 1971 sharing nearly 52 years together. He worked for 36 years at Keith Clark in Sidney before his retirement. Graydon enjoyed collecting postcards and stamps.
He is survived by his loving wife, Irene; daughters, Kathy Ballard and Michelle Finkbiner; grandson, Domenico Finkbiner; granddaughter Mikala (Thomas) Morse; two brothers: Edward (Sylvia) Ballard and Raymond (Marie) Ballard; as well as several nieces and nephews. Graydon was looking forward to the arrival of his first great-grandchild in August of this year.
In addition to his parents, Curtis and Inez (Randall) Ballard, he was predeceased by his twin brother Gordon Ballard.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023 from 1:00-3:00pm at the Sidney American Legion, 22 Union St. Sidney, NY 13838. Donations in his memory may be directed to the Sidney EMS 8 Patterson St. Sidney, NY 13838
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Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.