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Bobby Ray Aultman

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at New Zion MB Church, Oakvale, for Mr. Bobby Ray Aultman, 44, who died Wednesday, June 11, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson. Rev. Dr. Ronnie Mackabee officiated with interment following in church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Bobby Ray Aultman was born to Deacon Willie Ray and Dorothy Aultman in Jones County, MS. He joined New Zion MB Church at a young age and attended the Jefferson Davis County school system until graduating in 1987. He played football during junior high and high school and participated in track and field programs.

After high school Bobby enlisted in the US Marine Corps and trained in Parris Island, S.C. Shortly after completing basic training, he began college at Alcorn State University. He started working Nicholas Acoustics and Specialty Company in Jackson. He worked with the company for over 20 years.

He met and married Sonja Townsend and to this union, three children were born.

His survivors are spouse, Sonja T. Aultman; son, Carvontaye Aultman; daughters, Shaliah Aultman and Maliayha Aultman; grandchildren, Demontavious Duffie and Taniyah Aultman; father and mother, Willie and Dorothy Aultman; sisters, Dorothy Machelle (Jamie) Abrams, Tamaka (Bernell) Aultman, Tanya Evans, Mary Drummond and Pammy Buckley; maternal grandmother, Lizzie Williams; many other relatives and friends.