A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 19 from Trinity United Methodist Church with the Rev. Timothy Rogers officiating. Burial followed in Grove Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Youth Fund, P.O. Box 16, Darlington, S.C. 29540; or Welsh Neck Baptist Church, 112 Church St., Society Hill, S.C. 29593.
Born in Darlington County, Mr. Auman was a son of the late Fred Wilton and Sadie Goodson Auman. He graduated from St. David's Academy in Society Hill and the University of South Carolina class of 1956. While at Carolina he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity.
Mr. Auman was the President of Palmetto Furniture in Society Hill. He was recognized a number of times by the Furniture Dealers Association for his many contributions to the industry. He was a member of the Darlington Kiwanis Club and received the Key Club Merit Award for years of service as the Club's advisor. Mr. Auman was the former Chairman of the Darlington County Election Commission and former President of the Associated Club of Darlington County. He also served on the Pee Dee Regional Executive Committee for Boy Scouts, Board of Directors for Carolina Bank and Trust and for over a decade on the Board of Directors for the Billie Hardee Home for Boys.
Mr. Auman was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Charles Wesley Sunday school class, served as the Chairman of the Board of Stewards, Chairman of the Finance Committee, and was instrumental in the building of the Sunday school building, Fellowship Hall, the renovation of the church sanctuary, and most recently the addition of the new Youth Building.
Survivors are his wife, Sarah Burgess Auman of the home; a son, "Chip" (Patsy) Auman of Hartsville; a daughter, "Lib" (Robbie) Foster of Columbia; one sister, Anne (Leon) Johnson of Society Hill; seven grandchildren, Coleman, Katherine, Burgess, Marjorie Anne, Clay, Holley and Matt; and a great-grandson, Cameron.
Arrangements were entrusted to Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home.