Walter Ball, Jr.,

Walter “Bob” Ball Jr., 84, died June 15, 2011.Ball was born Jan. 24, 1927, to Walter R. and Mabel (Woodcox) Ball Sr. at Leiter’s Ford in Fulton County.On June 17, 1951 he married Berdenia M. Jackson at the Fulton Evangelical Church.He served in the United States Army-Air Corps during World War II.He is survived by his wife Berdenia of Ligonier; two sons, Steven L. Ball of Fort Wayne, Phillip L. Ball of Ligonier; two daughters, Mary Ann Hooley of Ligonier, Mary Alice Yoes of Houston, Texas; four sisters, Leona Skinner of Elkhart, Marquerite Click of Denver, Ind., Lucille Clifton of Culver, Colleen Burkhart of Plainfield and four grandchildren.A funeral service will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Ligonier Evangelical Church, with Pastor Otto Beer and Troy Diersing officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Park Cemetery where military graveside honors will be conducted.Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Yeager Funeral Home in Ligonier and from 10 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the service at the church.A Masonic service will be conducted at 8 p.,m. following the visitation Friday evening.Memorial contributions are to Ligonier Masonic Lodge or LaGrange County Public Library.Online condolences may be sent to the family at