ANDERSON, Ind. - Donald Kingsley Ault, 86, of Bowling Green died Jan. 27, 2007.
The Cardinal, Ontario, Canada, native received his education in Ontario schools and attended Annesly College in Ottawa, Canada. He later received his Th.B. degree from Indiana Wesleyan University, Owosso, Michigan branch. He served as pastor at Skanateles, N.Y., and Wiraton, Ontario, Canada. He came to the United States as a permanent resident in 1942 and served as the founding pastor of the Wesleyan Church in Oxford, N.Y. He married Elizabeth “Betty” M. Snow in 1943. Following the completion of his education at Owosso, Michigan, he and Mrs. Ault were appointed as missionaries to Zambia, Africa in 1945 where they served for three years. Upon returning to the United States they pastored in Middletown, and Goshen, Ind., for the Church of the Nazarene. They accepted a missionary appointment to Guyana, South America and served there from 1952 to 1957. They served as the founding pastors for the Church of the Nazarene at Vandalia, Ohio. Other pastoral assignments include Yorktown and Marion, Ind., Columbus, Ohio, and Decatur, Ind. He resigned the pastorate at Decatur, to accept the appointment as administrative assistant for the Washington (D.C.) District of the Church of the Nazarene moving to Baltimore, Md. He retired in June 1989 and moved to Ocala, Fla., and then moved to Bowling Green, Ky. in 2002. He became a Naturalized United States Citizen in Henry County, Ind., in 1950.
Funeral is at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home, with burial in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. EST today at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.brownbutzdiedring .com.
Survivors include two sons, Donald K. Ault Jr. and his wife Nancy, of Port Austin, Mich., and Douglas K. Ault and his wife, Patricia, of Bowling Green, Ky.; five grandchildren, Lisa A. Andreson and her husband Erik, Robert K. Ault and his wife, Katie, Erin E. Gross and her husband, Jason, Aimee J. Scott and her husband, Mark, and Alexia R. Ault; six great-grandchildren, Kristian Andreson, Nathan Ault, Jackson Gross, Ryan Ault, Anneka Andreson and Jameson Gross; and a sister, Mrs. Hildred Williamson of Ottawa, Canada.