Benjamin Eugene Ballhurst, 37, of Hillsboro, died on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Hough Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mr. Ballhurst was born on Dec. 21, 1983, in Springfield, to Wendy Sue and Steven Francis Ballhurst. He was a Christian; his favorite verse was Psalm 23. Mr. Ballhurst was employed at Schutt Manufacturing as a welding and computer programming robotic welder. He enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking, taking care of Max and loving his fiancé.
Mr. Ballhurst is survived by his mother; daughter, Kylee Breanne Ballhurst of Sorento; fiancé, Leanne Tumpach; step-daughters, Emily (Cary Smith) Maguire and Alexis (Tristan) Lott; siblings, Nicholas Steven Ballhurst of Hillsboro; step-sister, Nicole Ballhurst of Alton; grandparents, Don and Barbara Walker of Butler; and nephew, Drew Nicholas Ballhurst of Hillsboro.
He was preceded in death by his father.