Services for William James Ault, Jr will be held at 1:00 P.M. on September 22, 2022 at the Central Texas Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.
William James Ault Jr., 78, passed away on September 9, 2022 at Rosewood Nursing and Rehab Center after a short battle with brain cancer.
He was born March 13, 1944 in Sullivan, Indiana to William James Ault and Martha Rose Myers Ault, the oldest of nine children.
William joined the U.S. Army in September of 1961 at the age of 17 and served his country for 20 years before retiring in September 1981. He achieved the rank of Sergeant First Class and was part of the 1st Armored Division, 1st Calvary Division, and 2nd Armored Division.
After his military career, he worked various jobs which included; small engine and automotive repair, truck driver, flea market vendor, and park host for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Belton Lake.
William, also known to family and friends as "Jim" and "Bill". William loved the outdoors and enjoyed playing baseball, camping, boating, fishing, telling stories, and spending time with his family and friends.
William is preceded in death by his parents; and infant sister, Charlotte Ault.
He is survived by his wife, Debra Ault whom he married on November 5, 2003; children, Dicie (Wayne) Wilson of Illinois, William J. Ault III and Elizabeth Rush of Texas, Tiffany Serratore of Indiana, and Robert (Sarah) Serratore of Oklahoma; sisters Connie (George) Cornwell, Phyllis (Gordon) Collins, Rita Morgan, and Billie (Vic) Ralston of Illinois; brothers, Chuck Ault, Randy Ault, and Darrel (Peggy) Ault of Illinois; and two sister-in-laws, Theresa (Mike) Piechocinski of Illinois & Jane Wenk of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Amber Weems, Benjamin Weems, Tyler Rush, Christopher Rush, Wesley Serratore, McKinzie Serratore, Caleb Serratore, Josh Jones, Zack Sutter, Zander Serratore, and two great grandsons Jacob and Joshua Weems.
In Lieu of Flowers please make a memorial donation to VFW Post # 1820 attn: Disaster Fund.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sabrina N. Young of Young's Daughters Funeral Home and Bereavement Center.