Place of Service
West Burlington Church of God
Time of Service
2 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012
Place of Visitation
McClure Funeral Home in Graham NC
Time of Visitation
6:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday, Apil 11, 2012
Moore's Chapel Cemetery
Rev. Joseph Raymond Austin
A native of Jackson County, Ohio, he was a member of the West Burlington Church of God and served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 25 years.
Survivors include his wife, Grethern Farmer Isley Austin, of the home; daughters, Velma Maria Hughes of Richmond, Ky. And Shannon Bonita Austin of Charlotte, N.C.; sons, Travis Dwayne Austin of Raleigh, N.C. and James Joseph Austin of Charlotte, N.C.; foster daughter, Anna J. Graybill of Mebane, N.C.; stepdaughter, Tammy R. Honeycutt and husband Robert Brian Honeycutt of Gibsonville; stepson, George Bryan Farmer of Burlington; sister, Rebecca Austin Hill of Jackson, Ohio; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn Tingen Austin and parents, James Preston Austin and Margaret Emily Welch Austin.
The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham on Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 and at other times at the residence.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012 at the West Burlington Church of God by the Rev. Olin Tatum. Burial will be in Moore's Chapel Cemetery with full military honors.
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