On January 11, 2022, Steven Wayne Ball passed away in his home in Gentry, Arkansas. His daughter Kristy by his side. He was born in Independence, Missouri on July 2, 1955, to Amos and Dorothy Ball. They lived in Kansas until 1963 when they moved to Collins, Missouri, where he lived most of his life.
Right out of high school he married Cathy Anderson. They had 3 children. Steven worked for the St. Clair County Road and Bridge for more than 10 years, and many mechanic jobs on the sides. He also drove semi-trucks over the road. He loved to shift those gears. Steven’s passion was going fishing, hunting, and rebuilding motors to make them faster.
He leaves behind his best friend Copper Doodle, his son Jason and Cheryl Ball, his daughter Kristy and Jimmy Fletcher, and daughter Jennifer and David Thomas. Grandchildren: Ashley Archer, Katlynn Ball, Perry Rucker, Mariah Ball, Rachael Ball, Steven Hudgens, Maggie, Gabbie, and Waylon Fletcher. Great grandchildren: Sophia Archer, Christopher Hudgens, and baby Oakley. His brother Mike and wife Sharon Ball, sister: Joetta and husband Gene Culbertson. Nephews: Damon and Shannon Culbertson, great nephews: Gage, Justin, and Garrett Culbertson, as well as many more family and friends.
Steven was preceded in death by his parents Amos and Dorothy Ball, his grandparents: Homer and Ollie Ball, Hazen and Hazel Drake.
He will be forever missed and loved, gone but not forgotten.