Leonard (Jim) Roger Ball

Leonard (Jim) Roger Ball

Addison, VT – Leonard (Jim) Roger Ball departed this world December 22, 2019 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s at the Rutland Regional Medical Center with his family by his side. Jim grew up in Ferrisburgh but spent the past 10 years between Addison and Brandon.

Born January 21, 1945 in Ferrisburgh, VT, Jim retired from Vergennes Union High School after 25 years. He enjoyed spending time at the V.F.W, American Legion and Eagles Club. Jim enjoyed fishing, duck hunting and especially driving his Harley Davidson.

He is survived by his partner, Theresa Sullivan, his children: son, Mark Tougas of East Middlebury, son James Ball and wife Stephanie of New Haven, daughter Sarah McGrath and husband Michael of Addison. His Grandchildren: Mara Payne, Brittany Ouellette, Shane McGrath, Dawson McGrath, Heather Davio, Peyton Ball and McKenzie Ball as well as half sister Patty Martell, brothers Gerald Grant and Gary Grant. He was predeceased by his parents Helen Ball, Glendon (Sam) Ball and his sister Norma (Tootie) Collette. 

Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Rutland Regional Medical Center for your extraordinary care while Jim kept you all on your toes during his time with you. 

Service and burial will be held in the Spring in Ferrisburgh, VT. More details will be published as the time gets closer. 

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Todd Garthaffner
4 years ago

So very sorry for your families loss, I have enjoyed Jim’s friendship for many years and share in your grief.

Sarah Leach
4 years ago

Sorry for your loss. A good man .

Cheryl Kater
4 years ago

Deepest sympathy Teresa. Know that you and all the family are VERY MUCH in my thoughts & Prayers! My Jim last year, your Jim now, Sending you lots of love and great big hugs, Cheryl.

tom robillard
4 years ago

For Theresa and the rest of Jim’s family , please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss. Jim was a good and decent man.

Bill and Nicole
4 years ago

Our sincere condolences to Jim’s family and Theresa.

Dana little
4 years ago

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to everyone

Michelle Grennon
4 years ago

We were blessed to know jim…We will always remember his kind heart ❤ and big smile! RIP Jim XO Kevin and Michelle

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