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Richard Ball

December 7, 1945 - September 2, 2013


Former Newberg resident Richard David Ball died Sept. 2, 2013, in Clackamas of complications from leukemia. He was 67.

He was born Dec. 7, 1945, in The Dalles to Malvin and Davina Ball.

He served in the Army National Guard from 1970 until he was honorably discharged in 1976. He married Florence Betzer.

After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Portland State University, he worked as a math teacher in Oregon and California before retiring in 1999. He enjoyed family, sports, line dancing and traveling. He was a member of Grandview Baptist Church in Beavercreek.

Survivors include: wife Florence, of Canby; daughter DeAnna, of Salem; son David, of Milwaukie; brother Gordon, of Woodburn; and two grandchildren.

No services are scheduled.