|Birth: ||Aug. 15, 1955|
|Death: ||Mar. 8, 2007|
North Carolina, USA
Alan Ray Ball beloved son and father, died at his home in Haysville, NC on March 8, 2007. Our Lord and His angles in Heaven have welcomed him. He will be sorely missed by all who responded to his generous and compassionate personality. He was a dedicated Christian servant who lived to help those in need and pain. Alan was baptized on Easter Sunday, April 14, 1963 at Wynnton Baptist Church, Columbus, GA when Dr. Charles Granade was pastor. He was a member of the Marble Springs Baptist Church in Marble, NC. Mr. Ball was born in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii on Monday August 15, 1955. He attended schools in Muscogee County, Columbus, GA graduating from Hardaway High School. Alan attended Furman University, Greenville, SC where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. He graduated from Emory University Physician Assistant Program, Atlanta, GA and graduated from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles with honors from the Emergency Medicine/Trauma for Physician Assistants program. Alan was the owner of the Mountain View Family Care Clinic in Hayesville, NC. Alan was an avid sportsman, excelling in rock climbing, ice climbing, wind surfing and camping with his family. He finished the Big Sur International Marathon, Monterey, CA twice. He was also an accomplished photographer. Alan became associated with the Sierra Club while living and working in California. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John Coleman and Alberta Lovern Ball, Albert Ray and Ethel Parker Mozo, aunts and uncles, Callie Ball Boles, Wilson Earnest Ball, Ethel-Rae Mozo Stewart and Robert Edward Mozo, Sr. Alan was the only son of LTC (Ret) Ray Edward and Ruth Mozo Ball of Columbus, GA. He leaves behind a legacy of three lovely daughters, Nicole Larie Ball, Andrea Jean Ball and Cherilyn Ruth Ball; and his faithful companion, "Tank". He is also survived by his aunts, Ouida Mozo and Patsy Daniel Mozo; cousins, Robin-Rae Stewart Turner, Stephen Mozo Stewart, Charles Michael Kines, Debra Kines Greene, Nancy Kines Gray, LCDR (USN Ret) Robert Edwards "Rusty" Mozo, Jr., Daniel Ray Mozo, Sabra Mozo Connell, Cynthia Mozo Scott, Patricia Ball Roberts, Dan Ball, Pamela Shaw Hamilton and several other relatives. A memorial visitation will be held at Mountain View Family Care, 2076 Hwy. 69, Hayesville, NC today from 3:00 until 5:00 P.M. for friends and patients. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 13, 2007 in the Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Macon Road Chapel with Dr. Brad Hicks officiating. Burial will follow in Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until the funeral hour at the funeral home prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted for those so desiring may make contributions in Alan's memory to the Wynnbrook Baptist Church Building Fund, 500 River Knoll, Columbus, GA 31904; Marble Springs Baptist Church, 109 Church St, Marble, NC 28905 or a charity of your choice.
Obituary, Striffler Hamby Mortuary.
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