Thomas Andrew Ball passed away October 2, 2021. He was born on June 3, 1961, and was a hard-working man who loved his family very much. Tom was a proud father to his son Andrew Ball and wife, Morgan, of Rising Sun, IN; daughter Samantha Pearl and husband, Robert, of Alamogordo, NM; and daughter Gabrielle Ball, of Mesa, AZ. He was so proud of his five grandkids: Hayden, Carleigh, Levi, Owen, and Caleb. Tom is also survived by five sisters, two brothers, and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, Phil Ball Jr. of Cincinnati, OH; his father and mother, Phil Sr. and Norma Ball of Cincinnati, OH; and his wife, Shelly Ball, of San Tan Valley, AZ.
Tom, also known as Tommy by many, was an accomplished heavy equipment and aircraft painter. He developed the craft working at F&M Mafco in Harrison, OH. He briefly worked at Caterpillar and eventually opened Nu-Masheen, his own paint shop in Napoleon, IN. After eight years, he decided to close up and move to Arizona to be with Shelly and Gabrielle. He was an employee at Boeing until his passing. He was an active member of Saguaro Lake Marina and loved to spend time on his boat.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.