He was born August 14, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Charles Edward Austin and Louvenia Pitts Austin.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Austin was preceded in death by one sister, Judith L. Lutterman.
Mr. Austin is survived by one brother, John Austin and wife Margaret of Bonifay, FL; three nephews, John Lutterman, Travis Austin, and Trevor Austin; several great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.
The family has requested only close friends and family attend the celebration service to be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, at Carmel Assembly of God Church. Masks will be required.
Memorialization was by cremation with Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.