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Raymond Leon Ball
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Raymond Leon “Ray” Ball, age 72, of Williamsburg passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018 at Four Seasons Nursing Home in Westland, Michigan. His passing in addition to his parents was preceded by his siblings: Naomi, John, James, Jess, Enoch, Wilma, Theodore “Teddy”, and Donald Wayne. Raymond Leon Ball was born January 9, 1946 in Goldbug, Kentucky. He was one of twelve born from the union of the late Theodore Ball and the late Helen Cleo (Rose) Ball. He attended Airport Schools where he played basketball for the Jets.
Over the years, Raymond worked for various employers to support his family. He worked as a Crane Operator for McCloud Steel and had also been employed by Whitehead & Kale, and as a truck driver. While living in Williamsburg, Kentucky he was the owner and operator of RB Gunshop.

Raymond enjoyed collecting die cast cars and coins. Although, he didn’t read them he had multiple magazine subscriptions and took every opportunity to enter the Publisher’s Clearing House drawings so he could hit it big. Ray loved to socialize and he had a close-knit group of friends that he would often visit with at the local eating establishments. As a young man he often liked to wrench on cars.

To cherish his memory, he leaves six children: Veronica Patrick of Trenton, Tammy (Steve) Murdock of Monroe, Tonia (Paul) Nolan of Dearborn Heights, Raymond Ball Jr. of Williamsburg, and Katie (Jake) Cooley of Jacksonville, NC and Ashley (Melton) Sulfridge; his fourteen grandchildren: Donny, Scott, Josh, Mariah, Erica, Jarrett, Aubree, Jacqueline, Joshua, Elijah, Emma, Sierra, Payton, Raegan and Justin; and eleven great grandchildren, including: Lawson, Hayden, Alijoy, Jordan, Jimmy, Ellie, Lyric, Nate and Mike; two brothers: Arnold Ball and Carl Ball; and one sister: Betty Fritz.

Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until the funeral hour on Friday, July 27, 2018 at Croley Funeral Home.

The Funeral Service will be at 1:00 PM Friday, July 27, 2018 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel. Following the service he will be laid to rest in the Ball Family Cemetery.


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Visitation

Friday

27

Jul

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Croley Funeral Home

103 S 2nd Street
Williamsburg, KY 40769

Funeral

Friday

27

Jul

1:00 PM
Croley Funeral Home

103 S 2nd Street
Williamsburg, KY 40769

Interment

Friday

27

Jul

2:30 PM
Ball Family Cemetery

Ted Ball Road
Williamsburg, KY 40769

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Location

Ball Family Cemetery

Ted Ball Road
Williamsburg, KY 40769

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