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Weaver Funeral Home

5815 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

Robert Ball

May 31, 1955June 28, 2020
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Robert Ball, age 65 of Knoxville and formerly of Slaters Branch, KY passed away June 28, 2020. He was a hard worker spending a long time working in the coalmines of Kentucky and West Virginia, and retiring from Shoffner Kalthoff MES where he was a certified plumber. He was a faithful and compassionate man. He loved the Lord and his family. He was a kind and loving husband, father and friend. Robert was a member of West End Church of Christ. He loved the outdoors and spending time on the back deck. Preceded in death by his parents, Buddy and Alice Ball; brother, Scotty Ball and sister, Pat Coeburn. Survived by his wife of 44 years, Debbie Ball; son, Robbie Ball; daughter Robyn (Mike) Bayne; faithful canine companion, Zoey; brothers, Jerry (Debbie) Ball, Jeff Ball; sisters, Polly Francis, and Sue Akers; sisters-in-law, Sharon (Homer) Preece and Teresa Fouch, several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Thursday at Weaver’s Chapel from 5:00-7:00 pm with service to follow. Rev. Jeremy Weekley will be officiating. Family and friends will meet at Edgewood Cemetery on Friday at 9:45 am for a 10:00 am interment. Condolences are welcome at weaverfuneralservices.com Weaver Funeral Home 5815 Western Ave. Knox., TN 37921

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 2, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, July 2, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, July 3, 2020

Memories

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Robbie Ball

July 2, 2020

To my hero and best friend . I love you with everything I have . . It’s a honor to call you Dad you always put us first and showed us unconditional love, support, and understanding for that I am very thankful. You are a blessing to us and I thank God everyday for you. There is not a day that goes by that I am not going to miss you wish you were here with us . May you Rest In Peace . I LOVE YOU Dad

Bruce Palmer

July 1, 2020

I worked with Robert for several years at SKMES. He was a truly professional plumber who I enjoyed working with. He was extremely funny and just a great guy to be around. Please accept my families condolences... the world lost a great man...

Becky and Mac Preece

July 1, 2020

Heaven gained an angel. Our prayers and love are with your family as they cherish your beautiful memory. May God send them the comfort they need throughout the days as the grieve your loss. Rest in Peace dear friend.
Mac

Wes Meridieth

July 1, 2020

I worked with Robert at Shoffner for many years. He was one of the most kind, caring, and giving people I have ever had the privilege of working with. He will be missed, I am sorry for your loss.

Polly Dotson

July 1, 2020

Debbie—so sorry to hear about Robbie. You and the family are in my prayers.

Amanda Bayne

June 30, 2020

Our deepest sympathy is extended to the family. May you find comfort in many happy memories. We are thinking and praying for everyone.

Jason, Amanda and Makenna

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