2018-08-18 / Obituaries

Benjamin Shaw Gault, Jr.

Benjamin Shaw Gault, Jr., 81, of 2255 Blalock Dairy Road, Roxboro, died Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Born in Greenville Co., SC, Dr. Gault was the son of the late Benjamin Shaw and Annie Elizabeth Case Gault. Dr. Gault pastored four churches and was a member of Clement Baptist Church where he was Pastor Emeritus. He was a former director of missions for three associations and he served on various committees for the Southern Baptist state and national conventions. He served for eight years in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

Dr. Gault is preceded in death by two brothers, Hugh L. Gault and Mack M. Gault.

Dr. Gault is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mae Barbrey Gault; two children, Benjamin “Benny” Gault, III and wife Sylvia, of Hurdle Mills and Debra Gault Massengill and husband William, of Elgin, IL; one brother, C. Emory Gault, of Spartanburg, SC; four grandchildren, Benji Gault and wife Chelsea, Cynthia Morris and husband Matthew, Anna Massengill and Steven Massengill; two great-grandchildren, Hattie James Gault and Hazel Grace Gault.

Funeral services will be held 2PM Sunday, August 19, 2018, at Clement Baptist Church by the Rev. Vernon Wilkerson and the Rev. Dennis McDonald.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday at Clement Baptist Church and at other times at the home.

Pallbearers will be Benji Gault, Steven Massengill, Matt Morris, W.S. Pleasant, Ken Wolfe and Randy Reed.

Memorials may be made to Baptist Children’s Homes of NC, P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, NC 27361.

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