Arnold "Ziffel" Ballard
PATTEN - Arnold D. "Ziffel" Ballard, 67, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born July 29, 1950 in Island Falls, the son of Eugene "Cooche" and Helen (Campbell) Ballard.
Arnold attended Patten Academy and graduated from Katahdin High School, class of '69. He owned and operated a pulp truck until 1994 when he was injured in a motor vehicle accident.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Jayne V. (Melvin) of Patten; his siblings, Cynthia (Nate) Churchill of Brewer, Dennis (Joyce) Pratt of Hermon, Deborah (David) Cunha of Mount Chase, Catherine (Carl) Perrin of Julie (Gordon) Kaelin all of Patten; his aunts, Carol (Gregory) Cole of Patten, and Pauline Bates Withee all of Patten; his life long friend, Peter Hunter of Patten as well as many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Mountain Heights for the extraordinary care that Arnold had been given during his stay.
A graveside service will be announced in the Spring. Those who wish to remember Arnold in a special way can make donations to the Main Street Flag Fund in care of Martin Arbo, 20 Main Street, Patten ME 04765. For an online memory book and to leave online condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com