BURLINGTON - Mr. Thomas F. Austin, 95, died at Twin Lakes Retirement Center on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
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A native of Millville, N.J., he was the husband of the late Nancy Michael Austin and the son of Thomas Forrest Austin and Tillie Konschak Austin, both deceased. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II in England and France. Thomas was a salesman of writing instruments for 34 years and also in the real estate and insurance business. He was a member of First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include three sons, Thomas F. Austin Jr., of Edenton, Gerald D. Austin, of Hartford, and Robert C. Austin, of Madison, Miss.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and sister, Evelyn Matzko, of Greenville, S.C.
He was preceded in death by a brother, William Austin.
A graveside service will be conducted at the National Veteran's Cemetery, 501 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at noon.
A memorial service will be conducted at First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Bryan Gregory.
Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
Rich & Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com
Rich and Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service
306 Glenwood Ave. Burlington, NC 27215
Published in TheTimesNews.com from May 18 to May 19, 2013