William M. Ballam of Mashpee, formerly of East Falmouth, died at the JML Care Center in Falmouth on August 3. He was 86.
Mr. Ballam was the son of William and Evelyn (Norton) Ballam.
He was the longtime companion of the late Judith E. Foley.
Mr. Ballam served in the US Navy during World War II and eventually retired from the Air National Guard.
He leaves his brother, Paul Ballam and his wife, Frances Ballam, of Harwich; his nephews, Gregory, Mark, and Paul W. Ballam; his nieces, Susan Benoit and Joanne Doncaster; and several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, August 6, from 11 AM to noon at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 74 Algonquin Avenue, Mashpee.
A funeral service will follow at noon in the funeral home.
Burial will follow at 1:15 PM at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.