William E. Ballou, age 75, of Gulf Breeze passed away on January 27, 2022 in Pensacola. He was born on October 20, 1946 in Providence, RI.
He retired after working 30 years as a district manager of National Car Rental. He attended college at Frederick College, and he loved woodworking and playing golf.
William was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Roberta Ballou. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Ballou of Gulf Breeze; son, William Ballou, III of Gulf Breeze; daughters, Heather, Cindy Gasparino, and Kelly Ballou of Gulf Breeze; brothers, Tom (Trish) Ballou of Eatonton, GA, Richard Ballou of Richmond, VA; sister, Cynthia (George) Lauqelli of Frederick, MD; son-in-law, Mike Gasparino of Gulf Breeze; brother-in-law, Mike Flaherty of Richmond, VA; grandchildren, Leah, Logan, Luke, Michael, Matthew, and Sierra; nieces and nephews, Tommy, Niki, Amara, Ben and Amy; and his best friend, Ed Cormier.
There will be a visitation from 1-2:00 pm on Monday, January 31, 2022 at Rose Lawn Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 2:00 pm at the funeral home with Chaplain Ryan Fordice officiating. Pallbearers will be Billy Ballou, Tommy Ballou, Mike Gasparino, Dustin Wireman, Marty Esposito, Adam Smith and Chris Hall.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer/Dementia Research.