Russell Wayne Ball went home with Jesus on Thursday, April 12th at 12:15 am 3 days shy of his 80th birthday. He was a wonderful husband and a great father to his children that he loved dearly. His 37 grandchildren were wrapped around his fingers. Russell was a known business owner. In his last days he was known around the Cunot/Cloverdale community as the candy man. He served in the navy and loved fishing, hunting, playing cards, and had a passion for the auction life. Russell is survived by his wife, Gladys Ball; children, David, Carmella, Russell Jr., Michelle, and Shannon; siblings, Sandy, Jack, and Mark; 19 grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Hazel Miller and Dostal Ball; and brothers Ed, Orville, and Bobby.