David Elijah Ballard, 71, departed this life on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at his residence.

He was born on June 29, 1949, in Sumter County, a son of the late Matthew and Addie Canty Ballard.

Public viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at Job's Mortuary.

Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday at Allen Chapel AME Church Cemetery, 471 Lynam Road, Sumter, SC 29150.

Job's Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St., Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.

Online memorials may be sent to the family at jobsmortuary@sc.rr.com or visit us on the web at www.jobsmortuary.net.