Stephen Ronald Ball, 63, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. He was born in St. Louis, MO. and was retired from the US Navy with 20 years of service. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lakita Joy Peek Ball. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Mary L. Ball, father Ronald Earl Ball, sister Cheryl Ekstrom, and stepsons Jeffrey, Jonathan, and Robert. Funeral services will be private. Andrews Funeral Home, Gloucester is in charge of arrangements.