William Austin Gault Sr.

August 5, 1928 ~ March 24, 2020 (age 91)


William Austin Gault Sr., 91 of Ashland passed away Tuesday March 24, 2020 at UH Samaritan

Medical Center. He was born August 5, 1928 in Ashland the son of George and Irma Humrichouser

Gault. He had worked for Mansfield Tire and was a part-time farmer before retiring from Montgomery

Township. He was an avid fisherman and spent many hours with his fishing buddies on Lake Erie.

William enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and attending their sporting events. He was a

member of the Pleasant Valley Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Coburn Gault to whom he was married November 12, 1963, two

daughters, Linda Briggs of Ashland, and Laura (Chris) Stewart, a daughter-in-law, Tabatha Gault of

Columbus, 6 grandchildren, Stacey (Scott) Dillard, Michelle (Johnny) Lima, Rebecca Gault, Meghan

(Mac) Coe, Caitlin Gault and Olivia Stewart, 6 great grandchildren and a sister, Georganne Stevenson

of Gallipolis.

Private family services will be 11:00 AM Saturday March 28, 2020 at Fickes Funeral Home in

Jeromesville with Pastor Ron Daley officiating. Burial will be in Dickey Cemetery.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Valley Lutheran Church 1234 Twp. Rd. 523 Ashland,

OH 44805.

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Funeral Service
March 28, 2020

11:00 AM
Fickes Funeral Home
84 North High Street
Jeromesville, OH 44840

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