2018-04-18 / Obituaries

Russell Wayne Ball, 79


Russell Wayne Ball Russell Wayne Ball Russell Wayne Ball, from the Candy Store at 9772 S. State Road 243, went home with Jesus on Thursday, April 12 at 12:15 a.m., 3 days shy of his 80th birthday.

His store will remain in business in loving memory.

His celebration of life in heaven and his 80th birthday took place on his birthday, Sunday, March 15, at Stevens Mortuary in Indiana. He was then laid to rest down home in English, Indiana the following Monday.

He was a wonderful husband and a great father to his children that he loved dearly. His 37 grandchildren were wrapped around his fingers.

Russell was a known business owner. In his last days he was known around the Cunot/ Cloverdale community as the candy man. He served in the navy and loved fishing, hunting, playing cards, and had a passion for the auction life.

Russell is survived by his wife, Gladys Ball; children, David, Carmella, Russell Jr., Michelle, and Shannon; siblings, Sandy, Jack, and Mark; 19 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel Miller and Dostal Ball; and siblings, Ed, Orville, Bobby, and Boots.

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