Frank E. Aultman, 82, of Bellefontaine, passed away at 9:12 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at his residence. He was born in Urbana on Aug. 12, 1936m to the late Raymond G. and Mildred Watson Aultman.
On Dec. 7, 1954, he married Martha Joann Aultman and she preceded him in death March 26, 2011. Frank was also preceded in death by a son, Ron Aultman; two daughters, Betty Jo Aultman and Cheryl Ann Colyer; sisters, Patty Aultman and Marylou Evilsizor; and a broth- er, Richard Aultman.
He is survived by a son, Randy (Collette) Aultman of Lima; a daughter, Pam (Ron) Pope of DeGraff; son-in-law, Tim Colyer of Bellefontaine; daughter-in-law, Choi Aultman of Fredericksburg, Va.; eight grandchildren, Heidi (Matt) Duckro, Heather (Chad) Kean, Hollie Pope, Joshua (Amanda) Aultman, Mandy (Corey) Allinder, Hana (Richard) Bradt, Chris Aultman and Ashley Colyer; 18 great-grandchildren, Jasmine, Jesse, C.J., Greg, Clay, Aaron, Kennadie, Colton, Brayden, Peyton, Calieb, Logan, Arriana, Karston, Audrey, McKenzie, James and Daniel; a sister, Dorothy Sutphin of Pataskala; brothers, Ray (Mae) Aultman of Clayton, Ind., Billy Aultman and Steve (Kathy) Aultman, both of Urbana; brother-in-law, Paul (Gloria) Fry of Conover; sisters-in-law, Betty Dowell and Merry (Rick) Henry, both of Bellefontaine; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Frank attended Stony Creek Church of the Brethren, Bellefontaine. He provided for his family doing HVAC and control circuit work. He loved woodworking, teaching at Ohio Hi-Point Career Center and spending time with his family. Frank will be remembered by his love of family, his hard work, providing for his family, his distinct infectious laugh, and his many pranks he would play on his family. He was an avid fan of the Cleveland Browns and The Ohio State Buckeyes. Frank would do anything for anybody, if they asked.
Pastor Harold Leiss officiates a funeral service at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine, where calling is from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Burial is in Springhills Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.