By Baptist Message staff
SHREVEPORT, La. (LBM) – George Aultman, a pastor for more than six decades, died Saturday, Oct. 3. He was 91.
A native of Sumrall, Miss., Aultman preached his first message at the age of 18 on April 17, 1948. He later served as a pastor of churches in Louisiana, Mississippi and Washington for 62 years and preached in revival services at more than 100 churches.
He was a graduate of Clarke College in Hickory, Miss., the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Most recently, Aultman was a member of Airline Baptist Church in Bossier City, where he attended a men’s Sunday school class and was part of the men’s ministry.
Aultman was preceded in death by his parents, Ida and Herbert Aultman; his first wife, Lillian; three brothers, James, Wayne and Harold; and his most recent wife, Nellie, who he was married to 50 years.
He is survived by sons, Patrick Green and wife Joy of Dublin, Georgia, Randy Aultman and wife Peggy of Covington, Louisiana; daughters, Judy Rambin of Bossier City, Louisiana and Candi Aultman of Jackson, Mississippi. He is also survived by grandchildren, Kerri Coleman, Kristi Brewster, Kelli Hull and husband Dwayne, Brian Green and wife Nohemi, Jonathan Green, Jennifer Rider and husband Jeremy, Charlotte Kelly and husband Jon Ford, Rob Houston, Maggie Aultman, and Lauren Depriest. He was Pappaw to his great-grandchildren, Justin and wife Ashley, Presli, Grasyn, Kylee, Rylee, Jackson G., Bryan, Alex, Naomi, Alayna, Logan, Jackson B., Lilly Mae, Carter, and Hudson; siblings, Edd Aultman and wife Frankie, Wade Aultman and wife Sandra, Betty Sullivan and husband H.C.
Family and friends gathered for celebration of life services Oct. 7 at Airline Baptist Church and Oct. 8 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Brookhaven, Miss.