Paul Eugene Ball, 88, passed away to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Paul was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on January 24, 1925 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Ellis and Ethel Ball. In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his wife Evangeline Ball, four brothers, Bob, Bill, Edgar (Tag), and Charles, and two sisters, Elenor and Jane. Paul is survived by his son Martin Ball and wife Deborah, his daughter Linda Lindsey of Massachusetts, and one sister Kathryn Sigler of Ohio. Paul also had three grandchildren, Ashley, John, and Christine.
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Paul was retired since 1963 from the United States Navy where he served as a Chief Boilerman in World War II and the Korean War. Paul also retired from Commercial Union as a boiler and pressure vessel inspector at Trinity Steel located in Rocky Mount.
Paul will be missed and always remembered as a loyal husband, great father, and a wonderful grandpa to all who knew him.
Visitation with family and friends will be held at Cornerstone Funeral Home on Friday, May 24, 2013 from 7-8:30 p.m. The funeral service will be the following day, Saturday, May 25, 2013 beginning at 11:00 am at Cornerstone with the Reverend Gerald Parker officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Rocky Mount Memorial. Arrangements are entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1052 South First Street, Nashville, NC 27856.
You may also share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.cornerstonefuneralhomeandcremations.com.
Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on May 23, 2013