William Henry Ault, Jr.

August 04, 1923 ‒ February 28, 2005

Johnsville, Ohio

JOHNSVILLE: William Henry Ault, Jr., 81, formerly of Morrow County Road 59, died Monday morning February 28, 2005 in Bennington Glen, Marengo, following a long illness.

He was born August 4, 1923 in Wood County the youngest of nine children to William H., Sr. and Della S. (Sanderson) Ault, and attended Chesterville Schools.

A U.S. Army veteran of WWII, William was honorably discharged as a corporal.

For 31 years, he worked with North Electric-ITT in Galion, and retired in 1988 as a supervisor. He had also worked four years at the Johnsville Elevator, and four years as a truck driver for Tracy & Avery Grocery.

William was a member of E.B. Rinehart Post #754 American Legion, North Woodbury, and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans.

William will be remembered for his story telling – regaling his family and friends of his Army days, tales of his youth, and lore of Wood County, as well as his ability to serenade the grandchildren in song.

He is survived by his wife Janet E. (Queen) Ault, whom he married December 23, 1947; his son Christopher and Teresa Ault of Mansfield, his daughter and son-in-law Linda and Steve Davis of Galion; four grandchildren Heather Ault, Jennifer and Steve Spitler, Steven Davis, II, and Andrew Davis and his fiancée April LaVenia; three great grandchildren Alexandra Spitler, Lane Spitler and Ashton Davis; a sister and brother-in-law Pauline and Charley White of Gahanna; nieces and nephews and numerous cousins.

He was preceded in death by two sisters Hope Cottrell and Leota Musser; and five brothers Harry Ault, Kenneth Ault, John Ault, Guy Ault and Charles Ault.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 3, 2005 from 5-8 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Friday at 11 am. The Rev. Dr. Michael V. Stine will officiate. Burial will follow in Shauck Cemetery, where the Richland County Joint Veterans Council will hold graveside military honors.

Memorial contributions to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the Disabled American Veterans, or Hospice of Morrow County may be made at the funeral home.