Gordon "Butch" Ball

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Gordon "Butch" Ball, 73, of Worthington, passed away at 11:48 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 21, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital.

He was born June 12, 1936 in Greene County to Clyde & Evelyn A. (Burkhart) Ball.

Butch was a truck driver for Bryan Wilson Trucking and was a farmer.

He is survived by one daughter, Debbie (Larry) Swan, Cape Canaveral, Fla.; one son, Randy (Betty) Ball, Worthington; three sisters, Barbara (Jeff) Rollison, Linton; Alverta Frost, Indianapolis; Jane Jett, Plainfield; four sister-in-laws, Louise Ball, Switz City; Joan (Marvin) Litteken, Illinois; Sue (Jack) Chambers, Sullivan, Kathy (Bobby) Wolfe, Dugger; several nieces and nephews survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Christina Ruth "Chris" (Reynolds) Ball on April 23, 2007; one brother, Harold "Bud" Ball.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, 2009 at Stanley Cemetery, northwest of Worthington.

Friends may call at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.