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Bobby Benton Ball, Sr. 78, Sleepy Creek Drive, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.
A funeral service will be held Monday, January 14, 2019 at 2:00 PM in Maplewood Cemetery (East James Street), Mount Olive. The Rev. Mark Palmer will officiate. There will be a time for sharing with the family after the service at the graveside.
Surviving is his wife of 55 years, Hermie Younger Ball; son, Bobby (Benny) Ball, Jr. and wife, Sandra, of Pikeville; granddaughter, Mandalyn Ball of SC; and brother, Alton Thomas Ball of Mount Olive.
Mr. Ball was preceded in death by his parents, Lula Hollowell Ball and Adolph Atlas Ball, a brother, Kenneth Ball, and sisters, Lena Jean Ball Horne, and Bernice Ball Wellington.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
He was an avid golfer; he loved to swim and water ski in Sleepy Creek Lake.