Otis Harold Balkcom, (80) of Wilmore, Kentucky, went to be with his Lord on December 22, 2020. Born November 13, 1940, in Ocala, Florida, he was the son of Herbert and Alberta Balkcom and for 60 years the beloved husband of Joy Vincent Balkcom.

Otis was a graduate of Asbury University (B.A.) and Georgetown College (M.A.). He invested his life in Christian school education as administrator of several K-12 and K-8 schools in the southeast United States and South Korea.

Otis is survived by his wife, Joy, and two sons, Britt and Scott, daughter-in-law, Colleen, and four grandchildren, Sarah, Mary, Skylar, and Chloe. Graveside funeral services will be held in the Evergreen Family Cemetery in Zellwood, Florida, on January 26, 2021, at 11:00 A.M.

Condolences may be sent to the family at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes.

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