TSgt James Stewart Auld, Retired USAF, 80, formerly of Port Lavaca passed away Monday, July 8, 2019 after a 4-year battle with lung cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family and is now in his heavenly home, healed and joyfully visiting with those family members and friends that have gone before him.
TSgt Auld is survived by his loving wife of 40 years Joan; sons, Gary Auld (Yolanda), Jason Lindegren (Shannon) and Jeremy Lindegren (Rose Marie); brother Robert Auld (Rita); sister, Penny Gallagher; nephew, Bill Auld (Karen); sister-in-law, June Worrell; nine grandchildren: Timothy Auld, Christopher Auld, Jacob Lindegren, Candace (Princess) Lindegren, Elijah Lindegren, Levi Lindegren, Seth Lindegren, Drew Lindegren and Mia Lindegren; great-granddaughters, Aubrey and Kai Lindegren; and his best four legged friend Dulce.
TSgt Auld was preceded in death by his parents, William Auld and Charlotte Conn; brother-in-law, Joe Gallagher, brother-in-Law, Phil Worrell; and son, Gerald Auld.
TSgt Auld was a member of the American Legion Post 167, Port Lavaca, Samoyed Club of America, Charter member of the Samoyed Club of Austin and the Noonday Lions Club. He delivered Meals on Wheels for 10 years for the homebound in Calhoun County. He had a passion for 50’s music (Class of ’57) as well as lighthouses as he and his wife traveled the country to visit well over 300 lighthouses before his health began to fail him.
A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at First United Methodist Church in Port Lavaca with military honors under the auspices of Calhoun County Combined Honor Guard. The family requests (optional) that you wear casual attire, 50’s attire, Hawaiian attire, beach attire, waders or whatever your heart desires Jim would want this time together to be a happy time.
A reception will immediately follow in the fellowship hall.
Arrangements under the direction of Grace Funeral Home.