AUSTIN, Ruby Stepp
Ruby Stepp Austin, age 75, of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2014. Ruby was born September 15, 1938 in Chester SC. She was graduated from James F. Byrnes High School, Duncan, SC in 1956. Prior to moving to Florida she resided in South Carolina where she had successful careers in human resources and sales. She was the daughter of Roscoe and Lucy (Johnson) Stepp. Ruby is survived by two children, Cynthia (Mark) Dedick of Jupiter, FL; Lt Col E. Gene Austin, USAF, Ret. of Alexandria, VA; granddaughter, Lana (John) Roper and great grandson, Tyler Roper, both of Las Vegas, NV. Ruby was pre-deceased by her parents, her husband Edward G. Austin, and brothers Edward and Robert Stepp. Ruby lived life to its fullest, enjoying family, friends, her church family, gardening, Saturdays at the movies, playing Scrabble, and travelling. She was surrounded with love from family, friends and the many angels from Hospice of Palm Beach County for her final journey. A memorial service is planned at Tropical Sands Christian Church located at 2726 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm. A private graveside service is planned. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407.
To express condolences and/or make donations: Visit PalmBeachPost.com/obituaries