Ballard Maxie died of natural causes at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton.
He was born on Oct. 27, 1950, in Caldwell County to the late Douglas Maxie and the late Lou Ella Hamilton.
Mr. Maxie was a member of Princeton First United Methodist Church, where he served as chairman of trustees. He had been employed as a presser for a dry cleaning service. Ballard was also a member of the Dotson Park board.
He is survived by two brothers, Charles Maxie (and wife Tracy) and Bill Maxie; sisters Christle Phill, Cecila Pondexter (and husband Waldo), Ossie Mimms, Sonja Springfield (and husband James), Godiva Hopson and Joan Glover.