Clifford A. Ball, age 76, resident of 13611 Dorman Road, Waterford, PA, passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014. Clifford was born on April 27, 1938 in Meadville, PA, the son of the late James Ball and Florence Porter Ball Uhlman. He was married to the former Jean Davis and she preceded him in death in 2009.

ImageClifford was a graduate of Cambridge Springs High School and was a US Army veteran serving from 1961 until 1963 in the active military and then for two years in the inactive military. In 1996 he retired from GE in Erie working there for over 30 years first as a welder and then as an equipment operator. For over 15 years, Clifford served a warden with the PA Game Commission and then
on the PA Fish Commission.

An individual who readily served others, Clifford, became a volunteer on the Venango Fire Department while in high school and continued to volunteer for other similar organizations throughout his life. He was a life member of American Legion Post 237 in Union City and also a member of Union City Moose Lodge #882. Likewise, Clifford was a member of Washington Valley Christian Church. He was a man who enjoyed the out doors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Surviving Clifford is a daughter – Melanie Windsor and her husband, Ken of Waterford; two step-daughters – Bobbie Jean Gilson and John Esser of Waterford; and Jodie McCutcheon and her husband, Paul of Ripley, NY. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild; and one sister and two brothers. Preceding Clifford in
death in addition to his wife, Jean, was an infant son and a brother.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and then on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11:00. Reverend Duane Pinney, pastor of Washington Valley Christian Church will officiate. Interment will be in Venango Cemetery.