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Hunter Bradley Ball, Sr.

May 1, 1939 — February 25, 2020

Bristol, VA - Hunter Bradley Ball Sr, 80, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.  Hunter was born in Abingdon, Virginia on May 1, 1939 to the late Elmer Riley and Gladys Wright Ball.

In addition to his parents Hunter was preceded in death by his brothers Bobby Joe Ball, Edward “Andy” Ball, and Richard “Dean” Ball.  Hunter lived most of his life in Bristol, Virginia where he raised his family. He was retired from Virginia Highlands Community College where he worked for several years.  Hunter was of the Baptist faith and attended Fellowship Chapel in Bristol, Virginia until he was unable due to illness.  Survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Karen Cadle Ball, daughter Amanda (Charlie) Evans of Kingsport, Tennessee, son Brad (Elyse) Ball of Hampstead, North Carolina, grandchildren-Jenna Ball, Hunter Ball III, Norah Ball, and Michael Evans as well as several nieces and nephews.  

The family will accept friends and family on Thursday, February 27 from 5-7 pm. Services to follow at 7 pm at the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Services with Ken Osborne and Pastor Scott Price officiating. Committal services will be conducted at 11:00 am Friday at Forest Hills Memory Gardens where Aaron Hicks, Logan Hicks, Tony Williams, Michael Williams, Jason Rosenbaum, Kenny Hicks, Carnice Leonard, and Jeremy Salyers will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers include Charlie Evans, Michael Evans, and Arvil Lester.  

The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Kristen Yost for her compassionate care of Hunter for the past several years, as well as the nurses and staff of Ballad Health Hospice and Lower Cape Fear LifeCare.  

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com and signing the online guest register.  The family of Hunter Bradley Ball Sr is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210
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Thursday, February 27, 2020

5:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Main Street Chapel, Farris Funeral Service

427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Starts at 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Main Street Chapel, Farris Funeral Service

427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210

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