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David Leonard Austin

Mr. David Leonard Austin, age 65, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away on the morning of Wednesday, December 02, 2020 at his residence.


He was born in Buncombe County on February 06, 1955 to the late Pascal Jeff Austin and Bertha Mae Robinson Austin.


A proud veteran of the United States Army, Mr. Austin worked in the maintenance department at the Hampton Inn in Marion. He enjoyed working on classic cars and spending time in the outdoors. He especially loved fishing and working in the garden. He will be remembered as a devoted family man who was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.


Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 47 years, Brenda Calloway Austin; three children, J.B. Austin, Timothy Austin, and Terry Austin (Tracy); nine grandchildren, Holly, Jeremy, Caleb, Zachary, Jordan, Keith, Destiny, and Grayson Austin, and Heather Bates; and two great grandchildren, Garrett Austin, Jemma Bates, and one on the way.


In accordance with his wishes, no services are planned at this time.

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I will never forget all the good Papaw David did for us. He was a kind, loving, gentle giant who took such good care of us. I will be forever grateful for the opportunity to know him. Rest peacefully, David. My heart goes out to all of you, and I hope you can find comfort and peace in the coming days. My love to the family as you cope with this enormous loss.

Tina Edwards Hall Dec 3 2020 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear this ....Uncle David will b missed so much .. I remember the summers he would come spend with us . we had some wonderful times together...my heart goes out to all of you ..I love you all ..God bless and hold you during this time ... wonderful time th

Annette Moss Dec 3 2020 12:00 AM