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William Gerald Austin

April 2, 1936 — February 21, 2024

Marshville

William Gerald Austin, 87, of Marshville, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at his home. 

Bill was born April 22, 1936 in Union County, North Carolina to the late Jacob Henderson Austin and the late Emma Austin. 

He was also preceded in death by wife, Doris Jean Austin of 56 years. 

The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Sunday, February 25, 2024 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland. The funeral service will be on Monday, February 26, 2024 at 11:00 am at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 7002 Pleasant Hill Church Rd Marshville, NC 28103 officiated by Pastor John Miller. 

Survivors include daughter, Christina Wynne (Edward) McDermott of Stanfield, NC; sister Nadine Hicks; grandchildren, Anna Vandergrift, Melissa Huneycutt, Jessica Gallaher, Billy McDermott, Eddie McDermott, David McDermott, Carrie McDermott; 7 great-grandchildren; as well as 1 great-great grandchild. 

After serving three years in the Air Force, Bill proudly worked for Douglas Aircraft where he manufactured planes. He then moved to Folger Buick where he served a 35 career as a cars salesman.

In lieu of Flowers, please consider a donation to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church by mail. 

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Austin family.


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Visitation

Sunday, February 25, 2024

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hartsell Funeral Home - Midland

13575 Broadway Ave, Midland, NC 28107

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Funeral Service

Monday, February 26, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Interment

Monday, February 26, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery- Marshville

7002 Pleasant Hill Church Rd, Marshville, NC 28103

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