Harold V. Ball, Jr., a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at the age of 78. He was the beloved husband of 56 years to Mary Brocato Ball and the devoted father of Elaine Walsh (Daniel) and Rome Morales (Filiberto). Grandfather of Jacob Walsh, Jesse Walsh (Mia), Filiberto M. Morales and Lucille Morales Harrison (Justin). He is also survived by a great-grandson, Skylar Walsh; a brother, Patrick Ball (Carmen); a sister, Marleen Raymond (Richard) and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold V. Ball, Sr. and Elcy May Stafford Ball and four of his siblings: Dennis Ball, Kathleen Ball, Michael Ball and Darling Ball Meshell. Harold was a retired captain with the New Orleans Fire Department and a parishioner of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. He was a skilled carpenter who could build anything and enjoyed golf, racquetball and swimming. He had a winning personality and a great sense of humor. He also loved people and animals, especially dogs.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation from 10:00 am until 11:00 am followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 4640 Canal St. in New Orleans on Saturday, November 14, 2020. Interment will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Metairie LA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Louisiana SPCA, www.louisianaspca.org or to the Humane Society of Louisiana, www.humanela.org are preferred.
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