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Maxie Leon Ballenger

January 5, 1931 — July 5, 2020

Inman, SC
Maxie Leon Ballenger, Sr.

Maxie Leon Ballenger, Sr., 89, of Inman, SC, passed away Sunday, July 5,2020 at the Upstate Community Hospice House in Landrum after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Maxie was born in Inman, S.C. on January 5, 1931, a son of the late Mattie (Settle)Ballenger and Paul Evan Ballenger. He was the husband of Mary (Keeton) Ballenger and was retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad. He was a member of Inman First Baptist Church where he was a Deacon and a member of the Adult Co-Ed Sunday school class.
In addition to his wife, Maxie is survived by a son, Jim Ballenger and wife Debra, of Anderson, SC, three grandsons, two adopted granddaughters and seven great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Maxie Ballenger, Jr.
Maxie proudly served in the U.S. Air Force in the Korean War and Vietnam War and retired after 25 years of service. He was also a life member of the Inman Lions Club and the Inman American Legion Post #45.
Cryptside Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Spartanburg, SC with Dr Paul Moore officiating.
Military honors will be rendered by American Legion Post #45.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Upstate Community Hospice House, 260 Fairwinds Road, Landrum, SC 29356.

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