Richard F. Ball
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Richard F. Ball
Richard graduated with the class of 1954 from Cambridge Springs High School and retired in 1997, after forty years of service as the Riverside Golf Course superintendent. He was a charter and life member of Northwest Pennsylvania Golf Course Superintendents Association and a former member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and Western New York Golf Course Superintendents Association. Richard was also a member of the Masonic Covenant Lodge 473, the Kismett Grotto, the Edinboro Independent Order of Odd Fellows 510, and a member and former trustee of the Millers Station United Methodist Church. He was a "jack of all trades" who enjoyed carpentry, farming, golfing, hunting, and trapping.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Carol, who passed away on April 8, 2014; his sister, Anna Belle Wattras; and his parents.
Survivors include son, Cris (Pamela) Ball and two daughters, Lori (Craig) Bogda; Lisa (Jeffrey) Tucci all of Venango; eight grandchildren: Keisha, Kyle (Annie) and Kirk (Sara) Ball, Adam (Raquel) and Erin Bogda, Jamie (Paul) Tucci Seebald and Jason (Natasha) and Kristy Tucci; eleven great grandchildren: Gage Johnson, Hailey, Alexis, Caleb and Caden Ball, Zachary and Collin Ball, Evan and Lily Seebald, and Parker and Ava Tucci; and an aunt, Mary Holland of Edinboro.
Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Thursday, January 24, 2019, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and are invited to a funeral service to be held there on Friday, January 25, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Bryon Switala of Millers Station United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be at Millers Station Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Millers Station United Methodist Church 28042 Millers Station Road, Cambridge Springs, PA 16403. To send condolences, please visit www.vanmatrefuneralhome.com.
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