Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 20, 2009

PEDRO — Curtis Donovan Ball, 77, of Pedro, died Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell, Ky. The Pedro, Ohio native was born Dec. 29, 1931, the son of the late Lester and Della Dalton Ball. He is survived by his wife, Ruth A. Webb Ball, whom he married Jan. 8, 1955.
Mr. Ball was a graduate of Ironton High School and an inspector for the Army Corp of Engineers for 16 years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Timothy Ball of Pedro; a daughter, Delinda Kirtley of Hot Springs, Ark.; a daughter and son-in-law, Loretta and Frank Cooper; and four grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday in Vernon Furnace Cemetery with Rev. George Cade officiating. Friends may call Friday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Hayes-Phillips Funeral Home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit

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