AKRON, OH - Thomas Edward Ballway passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011. Ballway was born June 30, 1929, in Akron, OH, to the late Edward and Edna Ballway. He married Joanne (Rapp) June 23, 1951. He started working for Akron Paint and Varnish and then was employed by Sherwin-Williams for 38 years as a National Sales Manager, and Keeler and Long Paint Co. as Vice President and General Manager. He retired from PPG as Vice President at age 70.

He was preceded in death by his son Robert (Rosie) Ballway. He is survived by his wife, Joanne, three sons, three daughters and 14 grandchildren.