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Anthony Michael Ball


Anthony Michael Ball, 25, of Bellefontaine, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus.

He was born in Springfield on July 16, 1987, to Sally Baugh Ball of Bellefontaine and the late Byron J. Ball Jr., who preceded him in death Oct. 26, 2005.

Surviving is Nicky Francis Ball, the mother of Anthony Michael Ball Jr. and Kyle Joe Ball; his fiancé, Gloria Jean Riley Lemley and their son, Tyler James Carl Ball; three brothers, David James Ball of Little Rock, Ark., and Scott Daniel (Krista) Ball and Robert Christopher Ball, both of Bellefontaine; and two sisters, Leslie Ann (Jerry) Frost of DeGraff and Kimberly Renae (Bradley) Evans of Urbana.

Anthony worked for Richard Pence and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and the Eagles.

He enjoyed playing jokes on people, making them laugh, eating sour popsicles and wrestling with his kids.

A memorial service is conducted at a later date.

Arragements were handled by Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where condolences may be expressed at

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