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.

4 thoughts on “Ray Lynn Ball

  1. Sorry to see Ray’s obituary this morning. Sending many heart felt prayers up for your family 🙏🙏🙏

  2. So sorry to hear of Ray’s passing. He was a great employee and friend. Enjoyed all his stories and his joy to get a laugh. He will be greatly missed.

  3. Thanks for always taking me with you and being such a great person to just spend time with! Not just a cousin but like a big brother! Love Always!
    Howard aka Howie

  4. So very sorry to hear about Ray. He was a great person. Sweet personality and a hard working man. Prayers for his sweet wife Karen and all his family and friends. RIP my friend.

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