Vance Ballard Obituary, Death – A Pittsburgh resident who was 36 years old died on Friday, March 17, 2023. Vance was born on June 21, 1986, in the city of Utica, New York. He is the son of Lorenzo and Lynn Ballard and spent his childhood and education in Remsen, New York. Vance was a quick learner with exceptional talent in a variety of areas. In high school, he was a talented basketball player and trumpet player who excelled at both.
Vance was adored by his family and friends from a young age, and he returned the favor by spending as much time as he could with them. Because of his outgoing personality, he was a natural at connecting people and making friends wherever he went. Throughout his life, he maintained a large number of close and long-lasting relationships. He had a lot of love and respect for his younger brothers, and they reciprocated.
Vance enjoyed cooking delicious meals, listening to and playing music, and socializing with his friends in public places. He had a strong attachment to Pittsburgh. Throughout his life, Vance took great pride in his appearance and was widely regarded as the epitome of cool and confidence. Vance found work with Mobile Solution in New Hartford, New York, and the Detroit metropolitan area after graduating from high school.
He then relocated to Pittsburgh, where he worked in management positions for Jimmy John’s and Bachrach. Prior to that, he worked as a Verizon sales representative in New Hartford, New York. At the time of our interview, he worked as a treasury management officer for PNC Bank. Vance is survived by his parents, Lorenzo Ballard (Sue) of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Lynn Ballard of Remsen, New York;
Also, brothers, Dane Ballard of Charleston, South Carolina, and Spencer Ballard of McKinney, Texas; several aunts, uncles, cousins, a nephew, and two nieces; and a slew of other dear friends, including Jessey Neal, Warick Richardson, and Catherine Sullivan. Vance was conceived.
On March 26, 2023, from two to five o’clock in the afternoon, a memorial service will be held at Salvatore’s Events, 5001 Curry Road, Suite 5001, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236. An additional memorial service will be held in New Hartford, New York, at a later date to be determined. Funeral arrangements were handled by the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, Pennsylvania 15227, which can be reached at 412-881-4100.