Ray Lynn Ball, 67, of Statesville, N.C., died Friday, September 10, 2021, at the Gordon Hospice House. He was born in Iredell County on March 22, 1954, to Sarah Pauline Plyler Ball and the late Hugh Gurney Ball.
Ray retired from ESC in Troutman. He loved golfing, fishing, drag racing, and going to the beach and Gatlinburg.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 40 years, Karon Johnson Ball; sons, Casey Ball (Rebecca), and Stephen Ball (Inge); stepson, Jeffrey McHargue; nine grandchildren, Blake, Destiny, Mercedes, John, Jayda, Braxton, Marley, Caden, and Baylor; and four great-grandchildren, Xander, Tazzen, Violet, and Oliver. A brother, Wayne Ball (Diana), and a sister, Paulette Willis also survive.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 6 p.m. in the Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel with Curtis White and Wayne Ball officiating. The family will visit with friends following the service.
Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the Ball family.