Robert W. Austin, 97, of Easton, formerly of Florida, died Aug. 25, 2013. Born in Brockton, son of the late Harold and Hilda (Holmes) Austin, he also lived in Pocasset for many years. During his working years, he was the founder of South Shore Oil Heat Supply, Inc. In his spare times, he enjoyed gardening and traveling. He is survived by three sons, Philip Austin and his wife Corinne of Easton, Robert Austin of West Bridgewater, Richard Austin and his wife Ann of Bridgewater; one daughter, Judith Nicholson and her husband Donald of Florida; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and six great great-grandchildren. At Mr. Austins request, funeral services were private. Arrangements by the Nickerson Bourne Funeral Home.