Lonnie E Ault, age 71, of Pearcy, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022.
Lonnie was born on July 23, 1950, in Hot Springs, the son of Thomas W Ault and Kathleen Barron Ault. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Tommy Ault. On October 12, 1991 he married Shirley Holcomb and she also preceded him on November 29, 2018.
Lonnie was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and a graduate of Cutter Morning Star High School, class of 1968. He was an avid outdoorsman, he loved being at the lake or in the deer woods. Lonnie loved fishing, hunting with his dogs, going to the car races, he also loved all his dogs whether they were hunting dogs or just his house dogs. His love for his family was his greatest joy in life, if it was possible, he was with them enjoying life together. Everyone loved him that met him and you would rarely see him dressed in anything but his overalls, he was a country man at heart.
Lonnie is survived by his children, Josh and Jessica Ault, David and Alicia Holcomb, Diana and Scott Vanhouten and Dana and Tony Gilbert; his grandchildren, Tracker, Shelby, Karmann, Hayden, Whitney, Tray and wife Samantha; two great-grandchildren, Lilly and Justin; brothers, Ronald (Erin) Ault, Sammy (Christie) Ault; sisters Sherrie (Joe) Kabula, Kelly (Darrin) Edelen, and nieces, nephews, extended family and many wonderful friends who will miss him.
Honorary pallbearers will be Clift Wood, Hamilton Hunting Club, Terry Biggers and the crew at Hot Springs Tire, Ed Jones and Frank Pitts.
A Memorial Service Celebrating Lonnie’s Life will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 19th, in the Chapel at Smith Family Funeral Home-Hot Springs (formerly Davis-Smith Funeral Home, 2205 Airport Road). Please visit www.davis-smith.com for guest register.