Jerry Eugene Ball, 65 of Waterford, Ohio passed away January 27, 2022 at Marietta Memorial Hospital after a very short battle with cancer.
Jerry was born on February 25, 1956 to Donald and Evah (Sherlock) Ball of Waterford.
He graduated from Waterford High School in 1973 and went on to be a contractor for most of his life. He owned The Valley Inn in Beverly, and previously owned The 676 General Store.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3665, and 2187, American Legion Post 389, the Lowell Moose. He served for many years on the Watertown Fire Department. He loved tractor pulling, riding his Harley Davidson, and a good cold beer (or two).
Jerry is survived by his mother, Evah Ball, four children: Jessica (Steve) Smith of Marietta, Angela (Scott King) of Waterford, Gabrielle Ball of Whipple, and Dalton Ball of Marietta, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Also surviving are three brothers: Andy (Carla) Ball, David (Laura) Ball, Darren (Lisa) Ball, and one sister Rita (Keven) Stollar, and his girlfriend Tina Tippie of Stockport. He was preceded in death by his father Donald Ball, and infant sister, Linda Ball.
Visitation will be Sunday January 30, 2022 from 1pm to 5pm at McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly. Following visitation, a celebration of life will be held at The Beverly Eagles. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to help cover funeral expenses to be sent to McCurdy Funeral Home, PO Box 278, Beverly, Ohio 45715. Online condolences made be made by visiting mccurdyfh.com