Passed away suddenly at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Saturday October 23, 2021 at the age of 82, of Coldwater. Beloved husband of Susan. Loved father of Shauna Richter, Craig Richter, Kim Ball, and Kent Ball. Will be missed by his many grandchildren. Dear brother of Doug Ball and Alan Ball. Jim requested to be cremated with no visitation or service. As an expression of sympathy donations in memory of Jim may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society and may be made through the funeral home.