William Ball, 53, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at a local hospital. He had lived most of his life in the Chattanooga area where he was a butcher at the Tracy City Grocery Store. His passions in life were his family, fishing, wood working and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Barbara Ball. Survivors include his wife, Germaine Ball; two children, Douglas Ball and Samantha Ball and their mother, Belinda Ball; three grandchildren and one on the way; three brothers; two sisters; and several nieces and nephews. Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of Historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.