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Billy Gene Austin

February 15, 1934 May 6, 2016
Billy Gene Austin
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Obituary for Billy Gene Austin

Crandall, IN

Billy Gene Austin, age 82, passed away at his home on Friday, May 6, 2016 after a brief illness. Billy was born February 15, 1934 in Leavenworth, Indiana to the late Verner Clay and Hazel Gilmore Austin. He graduated from Oakland City College and Indiana University and taught school for 41 years in Indiana, also coached basketball. He retired from North Harrison High School in 1996, after teaching there for 33 years. He was a member of Crandall United Methodist Church, where he was trustee and served as treasurer, was President of the Bethlehem Cemetery Board, a U. S. Army veteran and a member of Crandall Masonic Lodge No. 591.

He was also preceded in death by brothers: Dallas & Kenneth Austin, sister: Aleeta Byerly and grandson, David Austin.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Carole Scott Austin, one daughter, Teresa Jill Austin of Louisville, KY: two sons, Robert Austin of Corydon, IN and Brian (Jaclyn) Austin of Jeffersonville, IN. Three grandchildren, Alissa Austin of Underwood, IN, Shannia Austin of Crandall, IN, and Seth Cox of Nashville, TN: a brother, Carl Austin of Brandenburg, KY and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral 11 A.M. Monday, May 9, 2016 at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW, Ramsey, IN with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery.

Visitation 2 – 8 P.M. Sunday and after 9 A.M. Monday at the funeral home.

Masonic Rites at 7 P.M. Sunday.

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Visitation

Sunday

8

May

2:00 PM 5/8/2016 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/8/2016 8:00:00 PM
Swarens Funeral Home

1405 Highway 64 NW
Ramsey, IN 47166

After 9 AM 05/09/2016

Swarens Funeral Home
1405 Highway 64 NW Ramsey 47166 IN
United States

Service

Monday

9

May

11:00 AM 5/9/2016 11:00:00 AM
Swarens Funeral Home

1405 Highway 64 NW
Ramsey, IN 47166

Swarens Funeral Home
1405 Highway 64 NW Ramsey 47166 IN
United States
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