North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

December 26, 2012

Richard Kenneth Austin

Richard Kenneth Austin

From staff reports
North Jefferson News

NORTH JEFFERSON — Richard Kenneth Austin, born March 10, 1958, went home to be with the Lord December 24, 2012.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Thomas Austin, Jr.; and his brother, John Thomas Austin III.

Richard is survived by his wife, Casey Austin; two sons, Rian Austin (Miranda) and James Thomas “J.T.” Austin; two daughters, April Hogeland (David) and Kayla Wood (Khoury); four grandchildren; his mother, Nadine Austin; two sisters, Lisa Austin and Donna Conkle (Kerry); his uncle, Eddie Austin (Annette); his aunt, Stella Small; and several extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held at Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel on Saturday, December 29, 2012 from noon to 2 p.m., with funeral services beginning at 2 p.m. officiated by Reverend Phil Jones.