Donald Richard Ballance, 75, outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing

Donald Richard Ballance, 75, of Virginia Beach, passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born April 15, 1944, to David W. Ballance and Helen C. Price Ballance.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving girlfriend, Debbie Langford; daughters, Darlene Ballance Barbini, and her husband, David, Denise Ballance Steele, and her husband, Greg, and Diana Tollaksen; grandchildren, Taylor, Chase, Peyton, David, Colby, Alyssa and Emily; loving former wife, Patricia B. Ballance; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was a loving soul and loved watching sports, especially his Philadelphia Eagles, Hatteras Island, where he had many family members, hunting, fishing, riding his motorcycle and basically anything outdoors. He will be missed dearly.

Donald’s family would like to thank the ICU nursing staff at Sentara Leigh Memorial Hospital and Sentara Norfolk General for the nurses and hospital doctor’s care and compassion for our dad.

A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, at the home of David and Darlene Barbini.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.

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