I REMEMBER WHEN I TOOK THIS PICTURE OF YOU WITH CAM IN 2010 @ THE FAMILY REUNION AND I GOTTEN SAY THAT IM TRULY IS GOING TO MISS YOU MY FAVORITE STAR OF SHINE BUT IM GOING TO MISS THAT LOVING VOICE OF SINGING THE MOST AND ALSO SMILE UNCLE JR!!! LOVES YOU
Robert Ballinger JR
  • 51 years old
  • Date of birth: Aug 10, 1962
  • Date of passing: Aug 17, 2013
Let the memory of Robert be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Robert Ballinger JR, 51, born on August 10, 1962 and passed away on August 17, 2013. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by punkie poo on 10th August 2016

"I'm thanking that God allowed you , grand daddy and auntie to be apart of my life he could have chosen anyone else but he didn't and I'm thankful for that .... The time and memories we have shared with each other..... Are mines all mines .... FAMILY meant alot to each one of you just as you guys meant a lot to me I see and understand what you guys meant.... It hurts I can't lie i ask myself why ...why GOD and he says people are placed in your life for a SEASON so appreciate the time you have with them and we belong to him FIRST!!!!"

This tribute was added by punkie poo on 10th August 2016

"Happy Birthday Uncle I love and miss u so much. I miss u telling me stories about when I was a baby and how u would take me outside with u and you would get all the ladies lol how they would come up to you and say how pretty your daughter was lol(me)..... Or how I would ask for your twinkies and you would have a whole box and still wouldn'tgive meone and i would keep asking or male a sad face until you gave me one ..... I miss that"

This tribute was added by Andre Jones on 10th August 2016

"I've known you since I was 10 years old, and you have always been such an inspiration to me.  God has gained a GREAT musician and talented man of GOD...  LOVE you always my friend..."

This tribute was added by LaTonia Brown_Woods on 19th August 2015

"Mr. Robert Ballinger it's been two years, I still can't believe you are not here, anymore,how you taught us how to sing in harmony and balance sing as we breathe through the words as we sing, til this day, I hear the songs on the radio, that we use to sing, brings back most memorable moments, even if I try to sing it, I'm always cry while try to sing it."

This tribute was added by Robert Davis on 17th August 2015

"Hey Robert it's been 2yrs... It seems like yesterday.
I miss our talks... miss you bro... Continue to rest easy...
Your barber,
ROBTHEBARBER..."

This tribute was added by Djfred Smuv on 17th August 2015

"It's been Two years and im still missing my brother from another mother! Love you brother!"

This tribute was added by punkie poo on 17th August 2015

"I cant believe it's been two years....I'm lost for words about to listen to one of my favorite songs and yours Order my steps...."

This tribute was added by Alberta Pierce on 17th August 2015

"the thing that bother me is that you died alone its really funny that you played for a funeral a few hrs before your death.  You had yourself all prepared by the Barber Shop the day before your going home.  perhaps one day we see each other again."

This tribute was added by Alberta Pierce on 17th August 2015

"Robert, you left us to soon but may you rest in peace forever I know you had a good time at church yesterday  you are missed by the whole family.  They say the good die young.  you will forever be in my heart your mother.  Alberta Ballinger-Pierce"

This tribute was added by punkie poo on 10th August 2015

"Happy birthday Uncle Jr....  I know yr"

This tribute was added by Rev.LANDERS RIVERS on 3rd November 2014

"This message is from the Rev.LANDERS RIVERS "aka" T.J. my prayers
Love to all the family and also us friends . In the book
Of philippians 2:12-18( says ) SHINE AS LIGHTS IN WORLD,
HOLDING FAST THE WORD OF LIFE. and i know  Robert is
Glowing evan brighter now because he,s in heaven with
The LIGHT GIVER  And the giver of light which is the light
Of Life eternal. GOD BLESS U AND PROTECT US ALL.
IF ANYONE WANT TO GET IN TOUCH WITH ME MY NUMBER
IS (708) 345-2382 WITH LOVE From "T.J." The Rev.LANDERS RIVERS."

This tribute was added by Conzy Mitchell-Burns on 10th August 2014

"Man, this time last year we were laughing and making plans to meet up in St. Louis. You don't know how much I miss our talks. I cant believe its been a year. Happy Birthday my friend I know you are saying the same since it was just Tuesday. You are greatly missed."

This tribute was added by APRIL GIPSON-BUNCH on 23rd January 2014

"hey uncle jr, im sorry its been a long good while since I wrote on your page but yes I was thinking about you and said im going to write and my uncle jr page once im done writing on my mommy page and I gotten its don't even seems like you guys are gone at all but I knows you guys having a ball in the heaven gates with our father god but I miss you uncle jr plus loves you too and I wanted to stop by and let you know I was thinking of you!!!!!! I would talk to you later uncle jr okay!!!!!!! your beautiful neice april and loves you once more again uncle jr"

This tribute was added by Keonia Adkins on 4th December 2013

"I will like to say I love you and will miss you. It seems as if it was yesterday when I told happy birthday.  And now you gone. You will always be loved and very much remember so bye for now and we will see each other again but not yet. So love you."

This tribute was added by APRIL GIPSON-BUNCH on 3rd December 2013

"Hey unk i know its been awhile since wrote on your wall but im making it my business to stop and write on your wall :) it don't even feels like your gone from us at all but to me its like you gone on a long relaxed trip and yes i miss you so much no lie i do plus i loves you unk and see you once i make it to heaven gates :) ya neice April"

This tribute was added by Alberta Pierce on 4th November 2013

"Mr. Piano man you are no longer of this world but I believe you are at peace.  Hope you find your self playing and singing music in of the choirs they have in heaven."

This tribute was added by APRIL GIPSON-BUNCH on 12th October 2013

"Hey unk Jr i stop by with some  love  cause was thinking of you this morning and i gotten say that im kicking my self in the but cause i did not go to the funeral but my money wasn't looking rite at all but i heard you was looking very nice inside your casket :)  im going to have my moment of getting back in touch with you and my Mommy once our father god calls me home!!! Loves you unk Jr"

This tribute was added by APRIL GIPSON-BUNCH on 30th September 2013

"Hey unk jr im stopping by to tells you i loves you and thinking about but i knows you having a ball in the beautiful  heaven gates unk well i would see you once i make it to heaven and we should would catch up on alot things and that's a promise plus loves you once more again unk !!!!! Love your beautiful neice April :) miss you being here no lie i do  but i knows we would meet again unk"

This tribute was added by punkie poo on 24th September 2013

"love & miss u Uncle Jr"

This tribute was added by Robert Davis on 2nd September 2013

"Wow... I heard about it on the radio... I search until I found out it was true... My heart is very heavy knowing I cut your hair for your home going... Our conversation was great u said u was feeling great and healing up very well... I am truelly glad that we became friends in the short time we knew each other... May god hold you close and may u rest peacefully..."

This tribute was added by linda gardner on 30th August 2013

"Mr. B. you will be greatly missed !!!You were a great musician/singer but most of all a great friend. I will not be able to attend your services but you and your family are in my prayers. You have left your mark in this world by all the young people that you have inspired to praise The Lord in song!! Rest now you are in God's hands.
Linda Gardner- St. Philip Neri Church"

This tribute was added by Nellie Ivy on 28th August 2013

"May you rest in God's loving arms and may your legacy live on through Kristy, the love of your life.

Nellie Ivy- St. Ambrose Church"

This tribute was added by Andre Jones on 28th August 2013

"We've gone to church together as kids, you and my brother were the best of friends.  I remember getting mad at my parents for not allowing him to attend Simeon with you.  You were a great musician when we went to Community Vineyard Church as kids and became one of the best in Chicago.  You will be missed by many, LOVE YOU!!!! R.I.H. my friend"

This tribute was added by Djfred Smuv on 27th August 2013

"May you rest in peace my brother!"

This tribute was added by Djfred Smuv on 27th August 2013

"When I was working at the studio, you supported me and when you had your programs at the church, I was there. I used to come to your moms to hang out and you at my moms back in the day! you and your family showed me nothing but love and I thank you for that! we hung out on the weekends. The Smith family sends their prayers to the Pierce Family! This is so hard for me! Im still in shock!"

This tribute was added by Djfred Smuv on 27th August 2013

"To my best friend since Simeon, I will truly miss you! We were like brothers to each other and to each other families! We did everything together! We started playing in the band together,them we started playing in the church,then the voices of St.ambrose St Ailbi's. We were always playing in a church every sunday! We were a great team together!"

This tribute was added by Avis Green on 26th August 2013

"May God bless the soul of Robert; Mrs. Avis E. Green, St. Ambrose Church."

This tribute was added by punkie poo on 23rd August 2013

"My heart is full of sorrow........ I can't believe yr gone"

This tribute was added by Latasha ballinger on 22nd August 2013

"Uncle Robert, I wish I would have had the opportunity to get to know you more. The chance to see you and be there with you. This just shows us how precious time is and how much family is ment to care and be there. I'm so thankful I got to talk to you over last few months.  Dad use tell me stories about you uncle Junior ;*) and just know we love and miss you and thinking of you ;)"

This tribute was added by Conzy Mitchell-Burns on 22nd August 2013

"Robert, my best friend, I can't believe you are gone. We just wished each other a Happy Birthday. We have been friends since we were 17 & 18 and no matter where we were, what we were doing or who we were with, our friendship never changed and we always made time to see each other when you were here. I will miss you dearly and I love you much. Forever in my heart, Conzy."

This tribute was added by Jean Warren on 21st August 2013

"Dec. Warren and I will always hold a place at our dinner table for you...we will miss you but we will never forget you..The angels in Heaven are singing happier than ever since you arrived. RIP my dear friend."

This tribute was added by punkie poo on 21st August 2013

"You will be truely missed Uncle Jr."

This tribute was added by Diane Henri on 21st August 2013

"The music world knew you as an accomplished musician with a heart of gold.  I had the privilege of knowing you as my husband and wonderful father to our daughter.  You never failed to put us first in your life in every way that you could.  Your love and friendship will be truly missed.  It is a comfort to know that you are at peace, my dearest.  Love, Diane"

This tribute was added by APRIL GIPSON-BUNCH on 21st August 2013

"AND I WOULD SEE YOU AND MOTHER PLUS MANY FAMILY MEMEBERS WE HAD LOST OVER THE YEARS WHEN I MAKE IT THRU THEM BEAUTIFUL LOVING HEAVEN GATES OH OKAY SO YOUR NOW IN PACE WITH NO MORE WORRIES OR ANY PAIN UNCLE JR SO I LOVES YOU ONCE MORE AGAIN MY LOVING ANGEL *ROCK OF SHINE AND ALSO JOY* LOVE YOUR BEAUTIFUL NEICE APRIL CAUSE YOU ALWAYS TOLD ME THAT LINE THEIR SO IM GOING TO KEEP IT WITH ME :)"

This tribute was added by APRIL GIPSON-BUNCH on 21st August 2013

"I GOTTEN SAY THAT ITS BEEN A TRUE BLESSING OF ALWAYS SEEING YOU AT THE LOVING FAMILY REUNIONS WE ALL HAD UNCLE JR CAUSE YOU KNEW HOW TO MAKES THE ROOM FULL OF JOY WITH THAT BEAUTIFUL BIG SMILE YOU HAD ON YOU BUT WHAT IM GOING TO MISS MORE FROM YOU IS THAT LOVING GIFT OF OUR FATHER GOD GAVE YOU AND THAT IS SINGING UNCLE JR BUT KNOW YOUR GONE BUT NEVER GOING TO BE FOR GOTTEN BY US LOVE YOU"

This tribute was added by Kristin Ballinger on 20th August 2013

"I love you and will truly miss you.  I know that you're watching over me in heaven right now, like my guardian angel.  I will always remember all of the happy and memorable times that we've spent together, especially the Gospel Choir at Marian Catholic.  I promise to make you proud in college and whatever else the future has in store for me.  R.I.P., Dad.  Love, Kristy"

This tribute was added by Penny Pierce on 20th August 2013

"My big brother you will truly be missed. Very talented. Liked by all. Mr.piano man. I love you"

This tribute was added by Alberta Pierce on 20th August 2013

"All your troubles here are over. r.i.p"


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