|4/12/2012 8:00:00 AM|
William Ray Ault
Aug. 1, 1928 - April 10, 2012
Mr. William Ray Ault, 83, Rochester, passed away at 3:35 a.m. Tuesday at Life Care Center of Rochester.
He was born in Culver on Aug. 1, 1928, to William Howard and Verda Miller Ault. Ray graduated from Culver High School in 1946.
On Nov. 19, 1950, Ray and Mona P. Fechner were married in Culver. A lifelong farmer, he also drove a truck for Galbreath Inc. and Heyde Oil and worked at Indiana Metal.
Music was an important part of his life. He played the trumpet in his high school band and in the South Bend Junior Symphony. Later, Ray sang gospel music in the Grandview Quartet. In his spare time, he spent hours reading and working on crossword puzzles.
Ray will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Mona, at home; three daughters, Debbie Galbreath and husband Steve of Plymouth, Cynthia Loper of Rochester, Barbara Guerin and husband Bill of Winamac; and a son, Bill Ault of Warsaw; seven grandchildren and five stepgrandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and numerous stepgreat-grandchildren; and a sister, Elizabeth Kline and husband Dwight of Monterey.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Arla Moran; and a son-in-law, Bill Loper.
Ray's funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Rochester, with visitation 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Dr. Mark Spencer will officiate. Interment will be in the Culver Masonic Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church.
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