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George W. Austin

George W. Austin, 81, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 10:15 P.M. at Diversicare of Glasgow.

He was born April 26, 1937, in Albany, Kentucky.  He served his country in the U.S. Marines during the Korean Conflict, was a member of Greasy Creek Baptist Church in Green County and a truck driver for Ruan Transport for 34 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan May Roberts Austin on May 16, 2007.

He is survived by three children, Judi Tester of Columbia, Dave Roberts of Minnesota, and Phil Austin of Colorado; four grandchildren, Jeremy (Ann Marie) Austin, Tony (Alyse) Roberts, Michael (Lindsey) Tester, and Wayne (Melinda) Tester; four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at 10:00 A.M. at Greasy Creek Baptist Church with Bro. Roger Roberts officiating.

Burial followed in the Greasy Creek Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the church and can be left at the church.

Casketbearers were Mike Tester, Sr., Jim Myers, Rex Houk, Wayne Tester, and Jeremy Austin.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.