Ballard, Matthew 'Matt' William

Ballard, Matthew 'Matt' William

November 18th, 2018

Peacefully, at his residence in Woodstock, on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at the age of 46. Cherished father of Lilly and Ella. Beloved son of William “Bill” and the late Norma Ballard. Matt will be sadly missed by his brother, Paul and his wife, Paula; nieces, Chloe and Berlynn; Uncle Don and Aunt Mary; Aunt Cath and Uncle Chris; cousins, Austin and Holly; Uncle Bob and Aunt Carol; and many dear friends. A visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., where a funeral service will be conducted on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Matt are asked to consider a charity of your choice. 

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    Book of Condolences

    Charles DrewSorry to hear of Matt's passing. My sympathy to his family
    Matt FlynnRest in peace, Matt. My deepest condolences you your family.
    Jason WalkerGonna miss that smile , gone too soon . Watch over the rest of us and make sure we don't get into too much mischief. RIP Matt
    Jessica (Loos) DamenI am sorry to hear of this loss to your family. I will keep you in my prayers.
    Jenn SmithDeepest sympathies to all the family, and especially his amazingly beautiful daughters. May you always know your dad will forever be in your hearts.
    Ellen Günter and Robert Backus Our most sincere condolences and sympathies to all the family in your loss .
    Anne Pavlosky So sorry to hear this news. The girls will miss their Dad immensely. Condolences to the Ballard family.
    Jill Weston My deepest condolences and prayers go out to the family at this difficult time.
    Sarah BraggI am shocked and sorry to hear this news. I remember Matt fondly from junior high school especially. My condolences to his family.
    Carol,Allan Morwoodyour in our thoughts and prayers, so sorry to see this news ,sending sincere sympathy Carol, Allan Morwood
    Steve FrostRIP my friend. Until we meet again.
    Christine Jackson (Reavely)So sad to hear of Matt's passing. My heartfelt condolences to the Ballard family at this difficult time.
    Donna Strickland and Fred KrawieckiWe are sorry to hear of this loss, Our sympathy to his family.
    Adrian Biljan I’ve known Matt and Paul since highschool. Matt was a very kind soul. This was a shock to hear. My sincere condolences to you all.
    David Carruthers I just heard about Matt's passing and am in complete shock. Even though we didn't hangout together in high school, I was fortunate to reconnect with him as an adult. I was thrilled to hear about his passion for writing and producing of videos on the internet. Know you will never be forgotten and know that many hearts are beyond sad for you early departure from this world. Prayers and positive thoughts to you and your family/friends in London and around the globe! God bless your soul today and forever, Matt!
    Elizabeth HardyPeace to you now Matt. I remember how you made us all laugh over the years!
    Dave & Donna WilkinsonWe are so sorry to hear of Matt's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. It is hard to say goodbye to a true friend, he will be missed by all.
    SaraMy heartfelt condolences to Matt's family. I ran into Matt recently after many years and was so nice to see him again. So sad. Thinking of all who cared about him.
    Marlene and Derek Hardy & familyRemembering the fun times long ago with the youth group at Forest City Bible Church. Deepest sympathy to the family. God bless.
    Frank & Lesley TchorekDear Paul & Family, We were deeply saddened to hear about the loss of your brother Matt. Although we only met Matt once, we still remember his smile & sense of humour. Thinking of you & your family at this difficult time, & hoping that your memories will always keep Matt close. With Love, Frank & Lesley
    Kevin LairdGone to soon. Watch over us until we meet again. Rip
    Mrs. BedardLilly & Ella, I am so sorry for your pain. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family during this very difficult time. Keep all the happy memories of your dad close at heart. May the love of your family surround you, and bring you comfort and strength in the days ahead.
    Marianne Rhody My deepest condolances and heart felt hugs to all of the Ballard family and his friends. He is gone too soon, as many are. I remember his smile that lit up his face and the energy that he had. I am deeply saddened by his passing. May you find strength in each other.
    Darrell McintoshMatty.... You will be greatly missed... But never forgotten.... You are in our hearts forever... “ Shine on you crazy Diamond “ Buds forever.... D....
    Jason mcleanIt’s been ages since I’ve seen Matt but it was always a great time. My deepest condolences to your family and especially your daughters. You will be missed Matt
    Al RidleyOn behalf of the Kitchener Waterloo Aquarium Society and myself, Matt's contagious smile and wit will be missed. To Renee and the girls... keep the memories in your hearts and he will never be far.
    Christie NogueiraPaul and Family, I am so very sorry to hear of Matt’s passing. So many fond memories of him from high school. May the memories of happy times help you through this horrible nightmare.
    JackMiss your photography videos on youtube!RIP you will be missed by many!
    RichardI am so sorry to hear about this. I was a fan of Matt's upbeat, friendly supportive and knowledgeable YouTube channel.. He was one of my favorites. When I didn't see any updates for a few months I was worried that something had happened. Terrible news. He will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to his family. R.I.P.
    Ramon AliceaThis is sad, I'm so sorry to hear this news, my deepest condolences to your family, I loved his videos in YouTube, I said thanks to your family for his creativity and everything I learned from him. Rip
    Jonathan ChristopherMy Youtube Hero, Matt was a reassuring voice for me on youtube. He was very generous with his time and he made me smile on many occasions. I recall his weight loss and health journey, and he inspired me to invest in my health. He was the first person that I had a conversation with on youtube, and I am forever grateful for him having inspired me. On behalf of his youtube fan base, you will be missed Matt. Regards, Jonathan
    Jeffrey MaJust know him from his youtube channel. seems he is a very nice guy. im gonna miss him though. My deepest condolences to his family and friends. RIP
    willie byrdwill miss you matt i watch you all the time on youtube,GOD bless matt family............
    Steve HaywardMatt passed away 1 day after my 44th birthday. Although I never met Matt in person, I got to know him through YouTube. I live just 30 minutes away from Woodstock, where Matt lived. Sad to hear of his passing. RIP Matt.
    broxibearI knew you through your Youtube channel which I enjoyed watching, only just found out about deepest condolences to your family and friends.
    Lee MRest in peace, Matt. You are truly a gift to the world and so many, many of us will remember how you shared your gifts with everyone. Sincere condolences to your family.
    Donald Christiani think he Took his own life,, which is sad, and i wish the best for his family, he will be missed i use to watch his youtube channel "artoftheimage" All the time. You will be missed Matt
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