GRANITE FALLS - Clayton Ball, 75, formerly of Stanley, died March 20, 2013.
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He was born in Swain County, son of the late Louis Fidel and Artie Winfrey Ball.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Randolph Ball, a son, Kevin Ball, and six siblings.
He retired from Overnight Trucking Co., having driven over 3 million miles.
Survivors include a son, Jeff Ball; a sister, Helen Kirkland, two brothers, Herman and Hubert Ball, and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at First Free Will Baptist Church in Stanley with the Rev. Anthony Perkins officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
Woodlawn Funeral Home of Mount Holly is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Mar. 23, 2013