The Heavens were open to call a sweet spirit home on May 1, 2014, Archie Thomas “Red” Aultman.
Red was born July 20, 1943 to Clarence Aultman and Letha Mae Mitchell Aultman in Starkville, Mississippi. Red was a loving friend, father, husband and uncle. His kind, caring, unselfish and generous ways were an inspiration to the many lives he touched. Red was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He was retired and had worked at Bayou Rail Car, Winn Dixie, Cal Maine, Union Tank and truly was enjoying his retirement. Red loved working in his yard. He was also a very good cook and would cook and bring food to anyone who he loved or needed it.
Red leaves behind his wife of 38 years Dolores Lyn Bankston Aultman, two daughters, Shellie Lorraine Aultman and Sara Lyn Aultman Crutchfield and her husband David Lee Crutchfield. He is also survived by two brothers Terry Aultman and wife Pellie, Billy Ray Aultman and wife Karen, and one sister Jackie Shurden.
Red was preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Letha Mae Aultman, sister Jean Springer, two brothers, Phillip Aultman and Flynn Aultman, mother-in-law Myrtle Bankston, niece Addison Arceneaux, and nephew Larry Edmonds, nephew Jeremy Burkette.
Viewing and services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hammond on Saturday May 3, 2014. Viewing will be from 11 AM-3 PM with the services beginning at 3 PM. Bishop Jason Hoyt will conduct the services. Interment will follow at the Bankston Cemetery with graveside services and a dedication of the grave by Wiley Landry. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home.