W. Ken Austin


Philippians 4:13
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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06-25-2016 John Reynolds
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 Sincerely John Reynolds 198 Dosser Lane Johnson City TN 37601
06-22-2016 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
06-21-2016 Lora Previtera
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.
06-21-2016 Mary Hyatt
I'm so sorry for your loss. Ken had such a heart to serve the Lord and he will be very missed.
06-20-2016 Sabine Schnelle
To Jean and the whole family: Our thoughts are with you. Bob and Sabine Schnelle
06-20-2016 Pat Smith
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.
06-20-2016 Missy Luchini
So sorry to hear of Ken's passing. He will be missed!


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