Donald Austin

Donald Raymond Austin

Monday, February 11th, 1946 - Friday, September 4th, 2020
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Private family services have been held for Donald Raymond Austin, 74, of Eastlake.

Mr. Austin passed away Friday, September 4, 2020 at Hospice House in Cleveland.

Born February 11, 1946 in Ashtabula, he has lived in Eastlake for the past 40 years.

He was a United States Army veteran, stationed in Germany during the Vietnam era. He attended Erieside Church on the Boulevard and he also enjoyed working as a freelance auctioneer.

Mr. Austin was a data analyst at the former Society Bank, later Key Bank and also St. Vincent Charity Hospital. He worked primarily on the large main-frame computers, and for the last 15 years worked in information technology at the help desk at the hospital.

Survivors are his daughters, Ronda (John) Kusar, Kim Austin, Marcy (Scott) Godleski, Deanna (Ben) Forgard and Courtney Austin; grandchildren, J.T. and Josh Kusar, Matthew Fetters, Kyle, Melanie and Braydon Forgard and brothers, Randy (Susan) Austin and John (Karen) Austin. He also leaves many nieces and nephews and their families and his lady friend, Bonnie Bisbee.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Melanie in 2009. His parents, Raymond and June (Burr) Austin and brother, Ron Austin are also deceased.
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Cheryl J Skinner, Tri-State Military Museum

Posted at 04:13am
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Donald Raymond Austin, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Donald Raymond Austin, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

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