Stephen Ronald Ball, 63, of Gloucester, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
He was born in St. Louis, Mo., and was retired from the U.S. Navy with 20 years of service. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lakita Joy Peek Ball.
Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Mary L. Ball; father, Ronald Earl Ball; sister, Cheryl Ekstrom, and stepsons, Jeffrey, Jonathan, and Robert Lopez.
Funeral services will be private.
Andrews Funeral Home, Gloucester, is in charge of arrangements.