of Greenbrier, AR
July 15, 1948 - February 9, 2021
Ernest Charles ''Ernie'' Ball, 72, of Greenbrier, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. He was born on Thursday, July 15, 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Ernest Otto and Grace Sheets Ball.Ernie served in the United States Army in Vietnam where he earned the Purple Heart medal, after returning to the states he served as a Drill Sergeant. After leaving the Army he worked at the Veterans Administration until retirement helping other veterans. He loved fishing and sports. He especially loved watching his children and grandchildren play sports where he even coached baseball and basketball for them. He belonged to the Church of Christ.He is preceded in death by his parents.Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Jeannie of the home; son, Ernie Ball (Kate) of Atlanta, Georgia; daughters, Marilee Mendoza (Eduardo) of Mt. Pleasant, Texas and Mandy Hare (Kevin) of Greenbrier; sisters, Pat Russell of McKinney, Texas, Wanda Meyer (Bill) of Riverside, California and Cyndy Ball of McKinney; ten grandchildren, Miranda, Ryan-Rose, Hattie, Emma and Silas Mendoza, Spencer, Andrew, Hudson, Ashlyn, Jackson Hare; his many wild animals he fed and a host of other family and friends.Visitation will be Friday, February 12, 2021, 1:00-2:00PM, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrier. Funeral service will be at 2:00PM in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in the Cadron Valley Cemetery with military honors.
So sorry to hear of Ernies passing. I have so many great memories of all of us cousins growing up in Virginia and California. What a blessing to have had you and your family in my life. Prayers for your family.
Jeannie, Marilee, Mandy and Earnie, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and the rest of the family. You will be in my prayers. God bless and keep you all.Janette and John Goodrich
My heart goes out to Ernie and his family. May the lord always continue to bless us and not put obstacles that we may not pass in front of us. I hope the lords strength can give everyone the courage and wisdom to understand Gods Bigger plan. Love you brother E
So sorry for your loss! He will be remembered by many! Will be praying for family during the coming days!
We are both so sorry for this family's loss. Prayers and love for all.
Ieannie, Marilee, Mandy, Ernie and family,Our hearts go out to you all in your loss. Praying for you God's peace and comfort.Love Hank and Darrallyn
Jeannie, Marylee, Mandy, Ernie, and the family, I’m so sorry for your loss. Remember the good times. My prayers are with all of you.
I worked with Ernie in Building 58 at Ft. Roots VA, North Little Rock. He was a great guy and I am thankful that our paths crossed. Wishing comfort and peace to his family.
Jeannie & families, we are so sorry, heartbroken for all of you. Ernie was such a good, loving, sharing, lots of fun, kind and had a big giving heart. Always willing to share anything he had. He loved his families, his grandchildren were precious to him. Know he loved you very much. Such a great friend, He worked with Jerry at Rock Tenn for years. Have plenty of memories that we will hang onto. You are all in our thoughts and prayers, if we can do anything, please let us know. The soccer games will not be the same without him. RIP Ernie, it’s not good by, we will see you again. God bless you all. We love you.
I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I could be there to comfort you and honor Uncle Ernie. He was a great man.
My heartfelt condolences to Mandy and family. My friends & I prayed for your recovery, but God needed you back. You earned your wings Ernie. Fly high 🕊 RIP
Jeannie, Marylee, Mandy and Ernie,I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.You have my love always. Nina
Rest In Peace, Ernie. We love you and have wonderful memories of you. We especially shared our love of licorice and the Saints.