David E. Austin

Jun 10, 1960 - May 13, 2017

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East Millinocket - David E. Austin, 57, passed away suddenly at his home in East Millinocket on Saturday, May 13, 2017. He was born January 10, 1960, in East Millinocket, the son of Gerald and Dola (Cropley) Austin.
David was a graduate of Schenck High School, class of 1978. He was named Winter Carnival King and was named to the McDonald's All American basketball team. He loved the outdoors, both hunting and fishing, and all sports along with coin collecting.
In addition to his mother, David is survived by his wife of 32 years, Joy (Lyle) Austin; two children, Eric Austin and his wife, Melanie, and Ashley Austin and her fiance, Ben; six grandchildren, who he loved to the moon and back, Natalie, Lillian, Jaxon, Morgan, Benny and Thomas; his siblings, Marleen, Cathy, Ronda, Candy, Dawn, Gerald and Steve; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his father, Gerald "Jake" Austin, in March 2017.
Friends are invited to visit with the family 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Lamson Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack Street, Millinocket. Interment will be private. Messages of condolence may be expressed at www.lamsonfh.com.
Published on  May 16, 2017
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