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
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,
Online condolences may be made at www.fickesfuneralhome.com.
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