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JOE DONALD BALL, 88, of Kenova passed away Monday, September 14, 2020, at his residence. Funeral service will be conducted at noon Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, with Preacher Roy Akers and Preacher Ellis Maynard officiating. Interment will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Don was born March 9, 1932, in Genoa, W.Va., a son of the late Carl Frazier and the late Reba Ball. He was a retired maintenance welder from Houdaille Industries. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ruth Allene Puckett Ball. Survivors include his two sons and daughters-in-law, Darrell Joe Ball (Sharon) and William Dennis Ball (Nora); six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; six sisters; three brothers and a host of other family and friends. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Rollins Funeral Home. The family respectfully requests the observance of face covering and social distancing. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

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