James BALL

James BALL


May 2, 1973 – March 11, 2016

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the sudden passing of James, whom passed away peacefully in his sleep. He was born May 2, 1973 in Port Alberni, BC and left us unexpectedly on March 11, 2016.

James is survived by his loving family: daughters, Breanne Ball (Dedo) & Kaylee Ball (Sheldon); mother, Elaine Ostergard (Arne), father, Brian Ball (Marsha); grandparents Ron & Grace Gunderson; brothers, Willie Ball & Shawn Ball (Debbie), sister Lori Crowston Colville (Daryl) as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and countless friends. He was pre-deceased by his brother Alex Ball.

James’ fun loving and larger than life personality drew people to him. He loved and touched many people with his ability to connect, laugh, and socialize. He will be remembered for his love of music, contribution, bravery and the ability to make people laugh. He was a fun loving father and always took pride in showing them how much he loved them.

A service will be held at Yates Funeral Service on Friday, April 8th, 2016

at 1:00 p.m. The Celebration of his Life will commence directly

after the service at Coombs Rodeo Grounds Hall.

A Gofundme account (www.gofundme.com/breanneandkaylee) has been set up to assist with immediate costs and to provide some assistance to his daughters. All donations are greatly appreciated.

Always in our hearts and never forgotten.

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