Born September 6, 1929, he was the son of the late Dennie and Hattie Auld. He owned Barnes & Auld Gravel Pit for six years. He worked for Old Fort Aggregate for 18 years as an Explosives Expert, and Allen County Highway Department as a heavy equipment operator for 25 years. He was a member of the St. Patrick Catholic Church, Arcola.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia of Fort Wayne; sons, Jack Auld and Terry (Kimberly) Auld, both of Fort Wayne and Curtis (Jayne) Auld; daughters, Susan (Ed) Ambrose and Karen Craig, both of Fort Wayne, Cindy Chappell of Churubusco, and Debra (Kevin) Noble of Fort Wayne; sisters, Edith (Merrill) Hackett of Fort Wayne, Vera Fairchild of Roanoke, Doris (Gene) Bender and Alma (Robert) Fritz, both of Fort Wayne; brothers, Earl (Jean) Auld and Gordon (Judy) Auld, both of Fort Wayne and Warren (Gloria Weber) Auld; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by grandson, Timothy Kindler; and two brothers, Charles and James Auld.
Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2010, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 12305 Arcola Road, Arcola, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at Covington Memorial Funeral Home, 8408 Covington Road, with rosary at 7:30 p.m.
Burial will be in Covington Memorial Gardens. Preferred memorials are to Cancer Services of Allen County or St. Patrick Catholic Church. To send online condolences or to sign the guestbook, visit www.covingtonmemorial.com.