Austin, William C. Jr., -age 84 of South Knoxville, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2013. He was a deacon of Ridgeway Baptist Church. Preceded in death by wife, Helen S. Austin. Survivors include brother, David Austin; daughters, Karen and Mandy Austin; grandchildren, Jonah Austin, Jessica Maples and husband, Darrell; great-grandson, Andrew Maples; several brother and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:30 PM on Wednesday, January 16th in the chapel of Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway, with funeral service to follow at 7:30 PM, Pastor Eddie Kitts officiating. Family and friends will meet at 12 Noon on Thursday, January 17th at Berry Funeral Home for procession to Sherwood Memorial Gardens for a 1:00 PM graveside service. Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com.