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Mr. Edwin M. Ball, Sr.

June 29, 1958 ~ June 4, 2023 (age 64) 64 Years Old

Mr. Edwin Ball, Sr. Obituary

Edwin Morris Ball, also known as “Eddie”, was born June 29, 1958, in Indianapolis, Indiana to Samuel G. and Dolores L. Ball.

Eddie gave his life to Christ and was baptized at an early age. He was a member of Baltimore Street Church of God, former member at Fountain of Truth, and he visited other churches virtually regularly. He loved the Lord.

Eddie attended Indianapolis Public School #51 and graduated from Shortridge High School in 1976.

Eddie was employed at Richardson Rubber, Quemetco, Ford Motor Company, and most recently, looking forward to retirement from Conagra.

Eddie married the love of his life, Valerie Lee, on July 22, 1995. Valerie was his number one passion.

Eddie was blessed with four children, Latoyia Fuller and Jessica Ball, from his union with Juanita Abernathy Rayford. With Valerie, Edwin Ball Jr and bonus daughter, Cherie Lee-Turner.

Eddie loved cooking, grilling, fishing, and buying the best cooking appliances advertised on tv. He enjoyed watching cooking and game shows. He LOVED the Indianapolis Colts. Eddie was also known as a skater and musician, playing the drums and congas. His heart was most filled while spending time with his children and family.

Eddie’s niece, Trichelle Andrews, was such a big help to Eddie, assisting in the care of both he and Valerie, of which he appreciated very much.

Eddie departed this life on Sunday, June 4, 2023, at the age of 64 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel G. and Dolores L. Ball; brothers Kevin M. Ball, Jerry A. Ball Sr., Rev. Christopher B. Ball, and sister Patricia L. Phoenix; nephews Jerry A. Ball Jr., Marcus A. Clayton, and Waymon Johnson III.

Eddie leaves to cherish his memories wife Valerie; daughters Latoyia (Vachel) Fuller, Jessica Ball, and Cherie Lee-Turner; son Edwin (Tambra) Ball Jr.; grandchildren Michael Williams, Tiffany Monique, Edwin Ball III, Micah Ball, and Myla Wharton; and great granddaughter Koriye Evans. Along with his brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.

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June 10, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Mt. Bethel Apostolic Church
2120 Pasadena St
Indianapolis, IN 46219

Celebration of Life
June 10, 2023

12:00 PM
Mt. Bethel Apostolic Church
2120 Pasadena St
Indianapolis, IN 46219

June 10, 2023

2:00 PM
Washington Park East Cemetery
10612 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46229


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