Donovan "Buckshot" Ball

April 6, 1962 ~ April 1, 2024 (age 61) 61 Years Old
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Donovan "Buckshot" Ball Obituary

Donovan “Buckshot” Ball, 61 of Chapmanville, WV, went home to be with the Lord on April 1, 2024 at CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston, WV.

He was born April 6, 1962 in Logan, WV the son of Oma J. Ball and the late Virgil D. Ball.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his son, Seth Eaton.

Donovan was a devout Christian who served the Lord and enjoyed reading the Bible. He was a member of the UMWA Local 9177 where he served as a Commiteeman, and a member of the Local 49 Operating Engineers. Donovan enjoyed hunting and spending time with his grandchildren, co-workers and other family and friends.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Paula Ball; daughters, Chelsea (James) Brooks and Sarah (Alex) Nida; sister, Angie (Ian Matthew) Peel; brothers, Wesley Ball and Erik Ball; his grandchildren, Dallas Eaton, Evelyn Brooks and Rowan Brooks; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Dallas & Joyce Eaton; and a host of other family and friends.

Services will be held at 1:00pm, Sunday, April 7, 2024 at Freeman Funeral Home with David Sperry officiating. Burial will follow at the Farley Family Cemetery, Rock House, Harts, WV.

Visitation will be on Saturday, April 6, 2024 from 6:00pm until 9:00pm at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be James Brooks, Alex Nida, Andy Hudnell, Gary Gamble, Ziffle and Louie.

Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, WV is in charge of the arrangements.

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April 6, 2024

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home, Inc.
220 Main Ave.
Chapmanville, WV 25508

Funeral Service
April 7, 2024

1:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home, Inc.
220 Main Ave.
Chapmanville, WV 25508


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