William Custer Ball, Jr. (Bill Ball) - March 13, 1917
Last updated 5/3/2007 at Noon
Bill was born in Bradford, PA, and moved at the age of 10 to Santa Monica, CA, with his parents, Eva and Bill Sr., and his younger brother, Jim Ball. Bill attended school in Santa Monica and graduated from Santa Monica High School in 1935. In August 1939 Bill married the “love of his life,” Jean (Robbins), and they were married for 61 years, until Jean’s death in 2001.
Bill and Jean lived in Pacific Palisades and the Santa Monica area for 38 years. In 1964 they bought a home in Fallbrook, where they spent almost every weekend until they moved to Fallbrook permanently in 1977. During...