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Gary Roger Ball

February 13, 1940 July 11, 2019
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Gary Roger Ball
1940 – 2019
Gary Roger Ball, 79, of Flatwoods, KY, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital.
Mr. Ball was born February 13, 1940 in Catlettsburg, KY to the late Frank, Jr and Lucille Howell Ball. He was also preceded in death by his son Michael Roger Ball in 2005.
Gary attended Hatfield Elementary School and was a 1959 graduate of Thomas R. Brown High School. He served his country honorably in the US Air Force as a Jet engine mechanic. Upon returning home, he hired in at Armco and after 39 years of faithful service he retired from the Maintenance department of AK Steel in 2003. He was a member of the American Legion, Flatwoods Post 325, and his hobbies were reading, flea marketing and going to car shows. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and attending their activities. He attended Oakland Avenue Baptist Church and Southside Free Will Baptist Church.
Left to cherish memories is the love of his life, Carol Ann Waugh Ball, their daughter, Cara Ann Ball Brace-Haney of Flatwoods, KY; grandchildren, Sarah Katherine Brace and Crystal Ann Brace-Lewis (Cory), and great grandchildren, Bryer “Patch” Brace and Myla Jade Lewis. Also surviving is one brother, Phillip Marshall Ball of Citrus Height, CA.
Funeral Service to honor Mr. Ball will be at 1:00pm, Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the Neal Funeral Home, 2409 Center Street, Catlettsburg. Pastor Danny Brown will officiate. Final resting place in Catlettsburg Cemetery with military honors by the US Air Force and Kenova Post 93. Visiting hours are 11am until Service Time Thursday at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to St Jude Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or stjude.org or the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 or woundedwarriorproject.org
Condolences may be left at kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

18

Jul

11:00 AM 7/18/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 7/18/2019 1:00:00 PM
Neal Funeral Home

2409 Center Street
Catlettsburg, KY 41129

Neal Funeral Home
2409 Center Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

Service

Thursday

18

Jul

1:00 PM 7/18/2019 1:00:00 PM - 1:30 PM 7/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
Neal Funeral Home

2409 Center Street
Catlettsburg, KY 41129

Neal Funeral Home
2409 Center Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Catlettsburg Cemetery Final Resting Place

36th Street
Catlettsburg , KY 41129

36th Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude's Childrens Hospital

PO Box 1893
Memphis, TN 38101-9950

Wounded Warrior Project

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