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Albert Ball, Sr.
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Albert Ball, Sr., 75, of Weaverville, peacefully passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at the John F. Keever Solace Center.
Albert retired from baking and also enjoyed being a softball coach. He was a member of Mount Bethel Freewill Baptist Church where he was a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Columbus and Ethel Randall Ball, and two brothers, Charles and Wesley Ball.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 56 years, Hilda Ball of Weaverville; three daughters: Gloria Lewis and her husband, Ted of Asheville, Betty Silver and her husband, Mark, of Weaverville, and Tammy Kirchner and her husband, Sean of Weaverville; son, Albert Ball, Jr. and his wife, Rachel of Weaverville; ten grandchildren: Kayla and Keith Shelton, Kaitlyn Lewis, Sarah Lewis, Ben Lewis, Ryan Silver, Morgan and Drew Parker, Sean Kirchner and Dalton Kirchner; sister, Inez Crowder and her husband, Cleotes of Weaverville; and sister in-law, Geneva Ball.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 26, 2018, with Reverends Elmer Edwards and Samuel Ramsey officiating. Pallbearers will be WP Fisher, Donald Crowder, Steve McDaris, Jeff Ball, Kevin Ball, Steven Ball and Wildon Fisher. Honorary Pall Bearers will be Burlan Crawford and Jackie Ball. Interment will follow at Dry Pond Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 25th.
The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Asheville Specialty Hospital and the John F. Keever Solace Center.
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