Obituaries

Richard B. Ball

March 10, 1930 - January 5, 2020

Richard B.  Ball

Obituary

Richard B. Ball, 89, of Belvidere, IL passed away on January 5, 2020 in Belvidere. Richard was born March 10, 1930 in hunter, IL the son of Frank B. and Eleanor (Marks) Ball. Richard married Helen Burd on April 24, 1965 in Marengo Methodist Church. Richard honorably served his country with the United States Army in the Korean War. He worked for ComED as a tree trimmer for 36 years. Richard was a lifelong member of the VFW and American Legion. Richard enjoyed, gardening, bingo, keeping busy out in the garage and spending time at the VFW and American Legion.

He is loved and missed by his wife, Helen; daughters, Kathy Wasmund, Cindy (James) Morrow; step-children, Donald Long, Gerald Long, Pamela Long; sisters, Delores, Judy Zeck, Vicki Taylor, Peggy; brother, Donald Ball, Edward Ball as well as many grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Richard is preceded in death by, Gerald Ball, William Dane, Wayne, Raymond Hill, Carl Ball; step-son, Dale Long

The funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Jim Bell officiating. The visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. till 10:45 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery. Memorials to the family to establish later. To light a candle or share a condolence please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

Service Schedule

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

The visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. till 10:45 a.m. at the Funeral Home.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

The funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Jim Bell officiating.

Belvidere Cemetery

Burial in Belvidere Cemetery.

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Sorry for your loss. But richard in a far better place you are on are prays

Pat (Case) Wallace 2020-01-08T16:32:49

Praying for u and your family…sorry for your loss…..

Letecia Millsap 2020-01-07T12:00:46

Kathy… so sorry for your loss. I know your Daddy was your world! Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Rest in piece Mr. Ball.

Kelly Keep 2020-01-07T05:46:58

Kathy……So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I love you!!

Jackie Dunkin 2020-01-06T20:56:52

So sorry for your loss Kathy

Kurt Swanson 2020-01-06T19:04:43

We are so very sorry for your loss Kathy. Prayers and much love to you and your family. Godspeed Mr. Ball 🙏🏻❤️🙏🏻❤️

Lara and David Miller 2020-01-06T19:01:45

Thanks Dick for making me some 65 yrs ago. Things happened that we couldn’t control but you where my birth daddy, Rest In Peace Sir.

Roger Engle 2020-01-06T18:59:34

Did not want to see you go,
But you suffered so.
You will be missed alot,
No one can replace that spot.
You are free now, free at last!

Pam 2020-01-06T18:50:31

Sorry for your loss Kathy we know how hard it is thoughts and 🙏

Steve and Marlene 2020-01-06T18:14:14

Condolences to the Ball family and all other families affected, from ours.

Steve Meyers 2020-01-06T16:54:29

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