Mr. Gault was born in Union County, SC April 15, 1933, a son of the late Robert Gault, Sr. and Lula Scales Gault. Mr. Gault retired from Palmetto Repair and Supply and also worked at Ottaray Mill for 20 years. He was a member of Lockhart Freewill Baptist Church; Mt. Joy Masonic Lodge # 203 and also served with the Philippi Fire Department for 40 years.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Pearl W. Gault, are two daughters, Vickie Henson and husband Mike of Roebuck and Debra Horne and husband Donald of Jonesville; a son, Billy Gault and girlfriend Jodi Bagwell of Union; two sisters, Hazel Patterson and husband Cecil of Jonesville and Mary Culpepper of Augusta, Ga; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Mr. Gault was predeceased by two brothers, Robert and Donald Gault.
Funeral Services will be held 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by the Rev. Ralph Brown. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.
Active and Honorary Pallbearers will be members of Philippi Fire Department.
Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Tuesday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
The family is at the home, 812 Philippi Church Rd., Union, SC. 29379.
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