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Ray Ball Obituary, Lexington, KY, Lifelong Resident Has Sadly Passed Away

Ray Ball Obituary, Death – The death of Ray Ball, which took place on Friday, April 7th, 2023, was disclosed to the general public by the Dillinger Funeral Home in Newport, Arkansas. According to the information provided by the funeral home, the following services will take place: Dillinger Funeral Home, located at 2001 Hwy 367 North in Newport, will host a visitation on April 11, 2023, beginning at 5:00 p.m. and continuing until 7:00 p.m.

Dillinger Funeral Home, located in Newport at 2001 Hwy 367 North, will host the memorial service on April 12, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. In the following Guest Book, Legacy asks that you share your recollections of Ray as well as your sympathies for his passing. His grandparents, Pat Ball and Mike Ball, as well as his grandmother, Granny Bay Ball, passed away before him. His parents also passed away before him.

Surviving family members include his devoted wife of 36 years, Betty Jean Rice Ball of Felsenthal, son Chris Ball and wife Robin of Felsenthal, daughter Teresa Thoms and husband Kevin of Sullivan, Missouri, sisters Sussie Snider and husband Carol of El Dorado and Carolyn Lawson and husband Randy of El Dorado, and seven grandchildren: Destiny, Kolby, Andrew, Drew, Konner, Karter, and Ansley. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The Reverends W. L. Cheatham and Byron White will preside over the funeral services that will be performed on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Perry’s Funeral Chapels located in El Dorado. The following individuals have volunteered to serve as pallbearers: Stephen Vestal, John Williams, Steven Sellers, Don Cheatham, Keith Barnes, and Houston Blakenship. On Friday, June 12, 2009, the funeral home will be open for visitation from five in the afternoon until seven in the evening.