James Robert Ball

March 12, 1933 - August 12, 2020

Funeral Details: September 12, 2020 @ 11am Friends Burial Ground at Quaker Church

In Loving Memory of James Robert Ball son of Isaac and Annie Ball passed away peacefully at the age of 87 at Roberta Place in Barrie on August 12 2020.

Survived by his loving wife Eleanor of 36 years and his children Barbara (Derek) Glenn (Lorna) Beth ( Glenn) Grant ( Kathy) Ian (Heather) Joann ( Jim) , His brother Alan (Annabelle) and his sister Elsie (Ron Werry) as well as his 9 Grandchildren Adam (Stephanie)  Gregory, Allyson, John, Calvin, Jessica, Teigan, Ethan and Zachary and his 2 great grandchildren William and Carys.

Jim (James) will be forever missed! He was a great Husband, Father and Grandfather. He loved having social gatherings and socializing. He will always be remembered for his quick wit humor and the love of making people laugh.

Jim was a proud descendant of the Uxbridge Quakers, he was a trustee at Scott township school as well as a member of the board of Directors of Uxbridge Cottage Hospital for 12 years. He worked for the Ministry of Agriculture and food for 30 years.

He was also a proud donor to the Canadian Blood Services and donating over 100 + times.

A special thank you to all the staff at Roberta Place for all your special care that Jim was given.


Funeral details: Graveside service on Sept. 12th at 11am at Friends Burial Ground at Quaker Church Uxbridge on 6th line.

Donations in Lieu of Flowers are welcome at

The Committee of Friends

Meeting House

6800 Concession Road 6

Uxbridge, ON L9P 1R1


Alzheimer Society


7 Condolences
  • Clay and Kathy Kuhn
    Posted on: Friday, August 21, 2020 Reply

    To the Ball family your are in our thoughts and prayers

  • Tracey Ware
    Posted on: Friday, August 21, 2020 Reply

    My sincerest condolences. May you all be comforted by happy memories.

  • Adriana
    Posted on: Saturday, August 22, 2020 Reply

    Glenn,Lorna and John…my deepest sympathy to you on the passing of your Dad. May you be blessed with many fond memories that will bring you peace and Joy.

  • John and cathy purcell
    Posted on: Saturday, August 22, 2020 Reply

    Aunt Eleanor,Joann and Ian, remember the good times, John and I thoroughly enjoyed what little time we had to spend with uncle Jim, he was a quiet gentle man who said little but could always make you laugh.

  • Jane
    Posted on: Saturday, August 22, 2020 Reply

    My sincerest condolences to your family . Sending lots of strength to each of you as you journey through this next stage . Jane Davis xo

  • Gary Elliott
    Posted on: Saturday, August 22, 2020 Reply

    Was always calm, quiet and kind spoken. Our thoughts are with family.

  • Diane Reader Jones
    Posted on: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Reply

    Glenn, Lorna, and John – So sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad, Glenn. May happy times past, special memories, and knowing he’s with our Lord give you peace and joy as you remember him.

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