Obituary: Gary Dean Ball

October 3, 1957 – August 8, 2020

Gary Dean Ball, 62, of Bedford, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at his residence.

Born October 3, 1957, in Bedford, Gary was the son of W. Dean and Maryetta Ball. He married Linda Jenkins on October 4, 1997, and she survives. He was a graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School and a lifelong farmer.

Surviving are his wife, Linda; brothers, Noble Ball and Vernon (Cindy) Ball; sister, Mary (Mark) Gilmore; special sister-in-law and caregiver, Betty Jones; several nieces and nephews; numerous unofficial adopted sons and daughters; his four legged buddy, Gib; and special friends, Alan Abel, Jim Miles, Brent Raines and Manfredo Quiros.

He was preceded in death by his parents; uncle Floyd Ball; and aunt, Mildred Ball.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, with Pastor Walter Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in the Huron Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral chapel.
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