Willie Ray Austin passed away July 30, 2017, at home in Quinlan, Texas.
He was born to Leon and Lucille Austin July 25, 1939, in Quinlan.
Willie married the love of his life, Bertie Coyle Austin, in August of 1961 and started their family. Willie retired as an owner-operator of a flooring business and worked part-time as a courier for American National Bank of Texas after retirement. He was of the Baptist faith, worked hard and loved his family dearly.
He is survived by his wife, Bertie Austin; daughters Susan and husband David Hernandez, Jennifer Robinson and Kimberly Heard; brother Howard Austin; grandchildren, Hannah, Joshua, Austin, Katelyn, Kirstyn, Jeremy, Jayden, Julia, Jacob and Jonathan; one great-grandchild, Colton; and several nieces and nephews.
Willie was preceded in death by his parents and twin brothers Harry and Larry.
There will be a visitation Wednesday, Aug. 2, 6-8 p.m., at Lynch Funeral Service in Greenville.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, Aug. 3, 10:30 a.m., in the funeral home chapel with Randy Rather officiating.
Visit www.lynchfuneralservice.com to leave online condolences.
Published on August 1, 2017