SFC. A.J. Austin, Jr. (Retired) US Army, 70, of Lillington passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 at the VA Medical Center in Durham. He was born in Jersey City, NJ, the son of the late Alfred Joseph Austin, Sr. and Anna May Henneberg. A.J. was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He loved music, history, nature and collecting many things. A.J. also enjoyed watching all types of sporting events. He was preceded in death by a brother and 7 sisters.
A.J. is survived by his wife, Bobbie Ann McDaniel Austin of the home; daughter, Priscilla Joy Austin of Sanford; son, John Austin and wife, Krista of Lillington; 2 grandchildren, Riley Skye Austin and Samye Rayn Austin; brother, Lee Gerald “Jerry” Austin and wife Nancy; sister, Jennifer “Jen” Lorretta Startup and husband Alan; brother, Lemuel “Lem” Garret Austin and wife Rosetta all of New York.
The family will receive friends at the home Friday, March 16, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The MDS Foundation, 4573 South Broad St., Suite 150, Yardville, NJ 08620 or the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, 1235 S Clark St, Arlington, VA 22202
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Ms Bobbie thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of mourning. May the peace of God be with you and your family.
Submitted by MSG Naomi R. Wiley on Mar 16 2018 10:23:58 AM
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"Please accept my condolences on losing A.J. My thoughts are with you and your family. God bless you and your family.
Robin Brown (co-worker and friend)
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“Please accept my condolences on the loss of your husband, AJ. My thoughts are with you and your family during this trying moment. God bless you and your family.”
Tony Torres (Co-worker and friend)
Submitted by Tony Torres on Mar 15 2018 07:13:23 AM
I am so sorry for your loss. A.J. was a good man and I enjoyed talking with him. He had a great sense of humor. The Lord has gained another Angel in Heaven. Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time.
Submitted by Rhonda Eldred on Mar 14 2018 05:27:55 PM
"My deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. There is little I can say to console you, but please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time."....
Submitted by Teresa Rogers (co-worker) on Mar 14 2018 02:46:14 PM
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we are truly sorry for your loss and your family is in our prayers.
Jerry & Brenda Hall
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