Donnie Austin

Donnie Austin, 73 years, of Floral City, Fla., passed away on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, in Inverness, Fla.

He was born in Seaman on Aug. 4, 1943, the son of the late Donald and Velma (Smalley) Austin.

Donnie was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict, and he was also a member of the Peebles Masonic Lodge #581.

He was united in marriage with his wife Sharon (Whitley) Austin, who survives, on July 23, 1967. He is also survived by his son, Jody (Amanda) Austin of Peebles; his daughter Shari (David) Stapleton of Peebles; his brother Steve Austin of Lansing, Mich.; and two grandchildren, Anthony and Carrie. Also surviving are nieces Amber Clark, Ronda Pendland, and Lynn Bilder; nephew Jared Austin; and brother-in-law Ronnie (Joyce) Whitley.

Friends may call on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, from 4- 8 p.m. at the Peebles Church of Christ in Christian Union.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Peebles Church of Christ in Christian Union, with burial to follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, with Dave Hopkins officiating. Military graveside services will be provided by Adams County Honor Guard.