Michael's Story

Michael Austin, 73, passed away unexpectedly, August 7, 2016, at a Bangor hospital. He was born in Gardiner, ME, May 29, 1943, son of Russell T. and Ruth Austin.

Mike served in the US Air Force and the MeANG. He was employed with Verizon Phone Company, retiring after 35 years of service.

Mike and Barbara were members of Lake Forest Church in Huntersville, N.C. and they spent the last 20 years traveling the globe and having a blast.

Surviving are his wife of 20 years, Barbara Clark Austin; a daughter, Vicki, step-daughters, Michele and Nicole Clark; grandchildren, Madeline and Charleston Clark; a brother, Mark Austin; a sister, Sharon; mother-in-law, JoAnn Goodwin; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Stephen and Joan Goodwin; many close friends, especially Tommy Hildreth and the Pinkham family.

He was predeceased by his parents and his first wife, Selma Austin.

Graveside services with military honors will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at Waugh Cemetery, Union Street, Levant.

Those who wish to remember him in a special way may contribute in his memory to Edward Jones, 107 Commerce Centre Dr., Huntersville, N.C., 28078; Attn., Madeline and Charleston Clark's College Fund.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com
Published in Bangor Daily News
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