Mr. Thomas Bookert Ballance transitioned on Monday March 4, 2019 at Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown, PA. He was 68 years old. Thomas affectionately known as "Buddy" was born December 30, 1950 in North Carolina. Buddy's family migrated to Pottstown years ago where he worked and raised a family and took care of his beloved wife Valerie. He will be missed dearly by his wife and other relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held on Friday March 15, 2019 at Heart of God Family Worship Center, 201 N. Hanover Street 19464. The viewing will begin at 10:00 am with the service to follow at 11:00 am. The interment will be private. Please remember the family in your prayers.