Celebrating the life of Ernest Gilmer Austin, Jr
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He was loving father, son, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend to all that knew him. Ernest enjoyed spending time with his grandkids and being around family.
He is survived by his mother, Ivelene Proffitt of Jackhorn, Kentucky. One son, Ernest (Krystal) Austin of Jackhorn, Kentucky. A daughter, Tress (Mike) Shepherd of North Carolina. Two brothers; Wendell Austin of Haymond, Kentucky and Jim Austin of Haymond, Kentucky. Three sisters; Trish Baker of Pound, Virginia, Sandy Davis and Joyce Holbrook of Haymond, Kentucky.
Also surviving are five grandsons; Ernest Austin IV, Reese Austin, Harleigh Austin, Zachary Austin, Preston Shepherd and host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Ernest was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Austin.
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