Gerald Austin
1942 - 2020
BORN
1942
DIED
2020

Gerald Austin

Sept. 3, 1942 - Nov. 18, 2020

VALPARAISO, IN - Gerald Austin, 78 of Valparaiso, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

He was born September 3, 1942 in Blackwater, KY to William Austin and Grace (Jones) York. Gerald was a U.S. Army Veteran of Korean Conflict. He began his career as an electrician at U.S. Steel and then worked for the Valparaiso Water Department. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved his grandsons.

Gerald is survived by his daughter, Julie Austin; and grandsons: Joshua and Caleb Austin. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso. In lieu flowers, memorials are requested to the donor's local Legion or VFW. MOELLER FUNERAL HOME, Valparaiso handling arrangements



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Published by The Times on Nov. 21, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
23
Graveside service
1:00p.m.
Graceland Cemetery
, Valparaiso, Indiana
Funeral services provided by:
Moeller Funeral Home
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I served with Gerald at Camp Casey, South Korea and at Fort Carson, CO.
He, Wayne Martin(aka 'Boston Blackie'} and myself were best friends throughout our service from 1966 to 1968.
See you later 'Diamond Jim Brady',

Signed,
'Mandrake The Magician'
Dennis Smith
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November 23, 2020
Hugs and Prayers for you Julie and the boys in your time of grief.. I luv you girl...
Tina McDonald
November 21, 2020
I´m so sorry for your lost.
John Scott
November 21, 2020
rest in peace awesome dad
scott lindsey
November 21, 2020