Carl Austin Obituary, Death – Carl Howard Austin, who resided in Wayne City and was 90 years old at the time of his death on December 10, 2022, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his own home. He had spent the previous ninety years of his life there. On October 8, 1932, he was born in the city of Keenes, which is located in the state of Illinois. His parents were Roe and Lula (Linder) Austin, and he was named after the place in where he was born. On April 28, 1962, Carl Austin wed Judith Kay (Jones) Austin, and this year, the happy couple will be enjoying their diamond wedding anniversary together for the 60th time. The ceremony was carried out in Austin, Texas, which is also Austin’s hometown.
After completing his studies at the university, Carl was successful in securing a job with Airtex. After that, he enlisted in the military and served for the subsequent two years, during which time he was stationed in Salzburg, Austria, during the Korean War. During that time, he was actively participating in battle. Carl ran the company that was also known as Austin’s Lime Service during his tenure as owner and operator. The business was run by Carl. In 2006, he handed in his resignation from his position at Walmart and began his retirement. Carl spent his whole adult life as a devoted adherent of the Southern Baptist faith and served in many capacities at the Wayne City Baptist Church, where he was a member and active participant.
Carl is survived by his wife Judy of Wayne City, Illinois; his three children, Howard Austin and his wife Debbie of Wayne City, Susan Austin and her husband Kerry Garner of Edwardsville, and Vicky Austin of Belleville; his three grandchildren, Ethan Garner of Edwardsville, Jade (John) Dunham of Wayne City, and Wyatt Austin of Wayne City; and three sisters-in-law, Elsie Austin of Sims, Ellen Trotter of Peoria, Arizona, and Bess Austin of Wayne City Carl Austin was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents, as well as by his paternal grandfather, paternal grandmother, and his three older brothers, Harold Austin, Jack Austin, and Gib Austin. Carl was the Austin brother who was the oldest and hence came in last place.
On Thursday, December 15, 2022, at 11 AM, funeral services will be held in the Wayne City Baptist Church, and at the same time, the burial will take place in the Thomason Cemetery. Antoine The names Wayne Anthony The military rites that need to be performed during the funeral will be carried out by members of Post #176 of the American Legion and Wayne County Post #4535 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. On Wednesday, December 14, visitation will be conducted in the church beginning at seven o’clock in the evening and continuing until nine o’clock that night. The Fisher House of St. Louis is a foundation that builds comfort homes for the families of service members and veterans.
These families are able to reside in these homes free of charge while a member of their family is receiving medical treatment at a local medical facility. The Fisher House of St. Louis was established in 2004. The Johnson and Vaughn Funeral Home, which is in charge of making all of the arrangements for the funeral, will accept donations that are made in memory of the deceased that are submitted to this foundation. Donations can be made in the name of the deceased. During this difficult moment for the family, it is possible to offer your condolences and sympathy to them.