Donald Austin Obituary

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Donald E. Austin

April 10, 1927 - October 11, 2013
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Savannah, GA Mr. Donald Evans Austin, age 86, passed away Friday, October 11, 2013 at Hospice Savannah. He was born in Savannah on April 10, 1927 to the late Winton Harris Austin and Marie Evans Austin. Mr. Austin graduated from Commercial High School in Savannah and Armstrong Junior College. He also obtained his law degree from the University of Georgia and practiced law for 62 years. He established Austin & Associates and pursued various business ventures including real estate investments. Mr. Austin attended Trinity Lutheran Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Winton H. Austin, Jr. and his...
Savannah, GA

Mr. Donald Evans Austin, age 86, passed away Friday, October 11, 2013 at Hospice Savannah. He was born in Savannah on April 10, 1927 to the late Winton Harris Austin and Marie Evans Austin. Mr. Austin graduated from Commercial High School in Savannah and Armstrong Junior College. He also obtained his law degree from the University of Georgia and practiced law for 62 years. He established Austin & Associates and pursued various business ventures including real estate investments. Mr. Austin attended Trinity Lutheran Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Winton H. Austin, Jr. and his sister, Delores A. Diamond.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Ann Helmly Austin; his children, Mark Austin, Steve (Charlotte) Austin, Deborah Austin (Tim) Schroeder, and Travis Austin; two grandchildren, Austin and Katelyn Schroeder; his brother, Joseph A. Austin, Sr.; his sister, Joyce A. Sharpe; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Sunday from 4:00 until 6:00 P.M. at Fairhaven, Hubert C. Baker Chapel.

The funeral service will be Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. John Hopkins officiating.

The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the funeral service.

Interment will follow in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery (Ebenezer) in Rincon, Ga.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 12391 Mercy Blvd., Savannah, Ga. 31419 or to Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah. Ga. 31416

Fairhaven, Hubert C. Baker Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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