I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Mr. W. Ken Austin, age 68, Jonesborough, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016 at his residence after a brave battle with ALS.
Mr. Austin was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan and son of the late Keith & Lillian Joos Austin.
He was a member of First Christian Church of Johnson City. He loved the Lord and his wife with all his heart. He was an accomplished photographer.
Mr. Austin was a United States Air Force Veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Austin, Jonesborough; two sons, Derek Austin, Salt Lake City, Utah and Keith Austin, Gastonia, North Carolina; and one daughter, Kristen Austin, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Graveside services will be conducted 10:00 am Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Pastor Karl Gasser and Rev. Donald Mushayamunba officiating. The family request friends meet at the funeral home at 9:15 am to go in procession to the cemetery.
Pallbearers will be family & friends.
Memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
|Hi this is John Reynolds I am a deacon at FCC and I had the
privilege of meeting Ken and his wife when I served
communion to him at his home . It was a blessing to me to
serve you and get to know you briefly and I enjoyed our
conversation . I am deeply saddened to hear of bro. Kens
passing , you are a really wonderful family and if there's
anything I can do personally just let me know . Don't hesitate
to call me at 423.794.6934 Thank you and God bless
198 Dosser Lane
Johnson City TN 37601|
||Susan Diane Burke
|It was at church that I first
met Ken and Jean shortly after
they moved to Jonesborough.
Ken was a kind and pleasant
man, willing to help, devoted
to his wife Jean, and loved
the Lord. Ken was a great
conversationalist, and his dry
wit and warm smile will be
missed greatly. He is at rest
now with Our Savior, Jesus|
|Dear Jean, Derek, Keith and Kristen,
I'm so sorry for your loss and am keeping all of you in my prayers. I hope God's peace and the knowledge that Ken is with his Savior brings you some comfort during this difficult time.|
|I'm so sorry for your loss. Ken had such a heart to serve the Lord
and he will be very missed. |
|To Jean and the whole family: Our thoughts are with you.
Bob and Sabine Schnelle|
|Jean and family, I am so sorry for your loss, but
content that he is no longer in any pain and with
his Lord. Ken was a great man and will be missed by
us all at FCC.|
|So sorry to hear of Ken's passing. He will be
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