Austin Blake Lee, 19, Lapel, earned his eternal home Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Indianapolis.
He was born on Jan. 5, 1998, in Anderson, to Tony and Celina (Edwards) Lee.
Austin graduated from Lapel High School in 2016 and wanted to pursue a career in welding.
He was employed at Calvin Landscaping in Indianapolis and had formerly worked for many years at Crew Car Wash at the Hamilton Town Center.
Austin was a member of the American Welding Society and he loved his street bike. He was very proud to have built his own computer from ground up and helped his friends accomplish this as well.
He is survived by his parents, Tony and Celina Lee of Lapel; one brother, Zavier Lee; his paternal grandparents, Roxanne Lee of Hobart and Gene (wife, Donna) Lee of Roanoke; his maternal grandparents, Howard and Phyllis Edwards of Anderson; two uncles, Nathan (wife, Brenda) Edwards and Jason Edwards; and three aunts, Tracy (husband, Michael) Huffman, Tabitha (husband, Bryan) Balcitis, and Tiffany Lee.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home, 1010 N. Main St., Lapel, with Howard Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Lapel.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Post online condolences at www.hersbergerfuneralhome.com.
Published on  June 6, 2017