October 5, 2013

Timothy Samuel Austin Sr.

— Mr. Timothy Samuel Austin Sr., 52, of Chatsworth, was welcomed into the arms of the Lord Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at Gordon Hospital in Calhoun. 

Timothy was born April 25, 1961, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Rose Etta Hinkle Kidd; and brother, Scotty Austin.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Cynthia Heery Austin of Chatsworth; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Cathy Austin of Chatsworth, Tim and Cindy Austin of Chatsworth and Harry and April Austin of Chatsworth; daughter, Sara Austin of Chatsworth.

Timothy is also survived by his father, Robert “Sonny” Austin; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joe and Patricia Austin of Chatsworth, Danny and Tiffani Jump of Cincinnati, Ohio; sisters, Theresa Austin of Athens, Tenn., and Maria Barrett of Rocky Face; sister and brother-in-law, Danita and Stan Williams of Ten Mile, Tenn.; nine grandchildren with one on the way; four great-grandchildren and special daughter, Destin Redwine of Resaca.

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Timothy Samuel Austin Sr. will be Monday at 4 p.m. from Ponders Melrose Chapel with the Rev. Edwin Puckett and the Rev. Curtis Moore officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 9 p.m. today.

Interment will follow the service at Murray Memorial Gardens with Jimmy Duncan, Harvey Redwine, Brenan Tittle, Marshall Dale, Jason Wheat and Chuck Heery serving as pallbearers.

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Funeral Homes, Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.