Fred Lewis Austin


Fred Louis Austin, 86, passed on Dec. 18, 2018, at St. Vincent Anderson Hospital.
He was retired from Emge Packing Co. He was a member of the United States Army and served in the Korean War, discharged with honors: The Korean service ribbon, National defense service Medal, United Nations Service Medal and Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation awards.
He leaves to cherish his memory, two children, Steve L. Austin and Karley A. Wright. R.C.; two brothers, Luther Austin of Anderson, and R.C. Austin of Troy, Alabama; five sisters, Tessie Carlisle of Birmingham, Alabama, Tiller Blair (F.J) of Akron, Ohio, Johnnie Mae McNeal of New York City, Mary Anthony (Joe Lee) of Akron, Ohio, and Martha Thomas of New Jersey (Johnnie Thomas); grandchildren, Dapriel Austin of Muncie, Jasmine Austin and Trey Austin of Savannah, Georgia, Cambriana Austin and Cantrell Austin of Anderson; very close and special friend, Edna Swain; host of nieces and nephew, relatives and friends; special aunt, "Aunt Sissy" and special recognition for dedicated compassionate care, Marvin Streaty.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at L.C. May Funeral Service.
Visitation will be 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial in Anderson Memorial Park.
Published on December 20, 2018
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