Mr. Howard Earl Ballantyne, Jr.

Mr. Howard Earl Ballantyne, Jr.

86, of Dewy Rose, finished his course in faith on Monday, July 2, 2018, at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta.

Mr. Ballantyne was born in Homestead, Florida on May 30, 1932, son of the late Howard Earl Ballantyne, Sr. and Louise Adell Stiles. He was a graduate of the University of Miami with a degree in Industrial Arts, a retired commercial pilot, and a U.S. Navy Veteran.

Survivors include his children: Howard Earl Ballantyne, III and Jennifer Louise Ballantyne Cote, both of Greenville, SC; and longtime companion, Gail McLanahan Matthews of Elberton.

Memorial services celebrating his life will be held at a later date.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is assisting the family of Mr. Howard Earl Ballantyne, Jr.

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