Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Dee Austin, 79 of Henderson, Ky

sunrayHENDERSON, Ky. - Dee Austin, 79 of Henderson, Ky passed away Sunday August 25, 2013 at Lucy Smith King Care Center.

He was born in Madisonville, KY to Waverly Donald and Leona Hunter Austin on May 2, 1934. Dee retired from Whirlpool Corporation in 2007 after 54 years of service. He was a very talented musician and songwriter who played country music with his band all over the Tri-state. He wrote and recorded “She Loves Me Back” for his wife and “Early to bed, Early to Rise” which was recorded by Larry Barnes as well as many other songs. Dee was also a regular on the Weekly show Hillside Hoedown.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Francis Ruston and brother George Austin.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years Virginia Sue Austin; 6 Children: Tim Austin and wife Karen of Henderson, Dale Austin and fiancé Robin Carter of Henderson, Kaylon Austin of Henderson, Waylon Austin and wife Rita of Dixon, KY, Gena Evans and husband Jack of Shepherdsville, KY, Laura Bailey of Henderson; 11 Grandchildren; 11 Great-grandchildren; 4 Nephews.

Services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday August 28, 2013 at Tomblinson Funeral Home Henderson Chapel. Pastor Jack Ross will officiate.

Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Henderson.

Visitation will be Tuesday 3-8PM and Wednesday 9:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Eric Austin, Eric Wilson, Kyle Austin, Brian Bailey, Christian Corbell and Kalon Michael Austin. Honorary pallbearer will be Drake Austin.

In Other News...

City Hall, Transit, Sanitation Schedules for Labor Day

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/26/14) — City Hall and Owensboro Transit System will be closed for the Labor Day Holiday on Monday,… Read More

Happy Birthday to the Edge Ice Center

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/26/14) — Happy 5th Birthday to the Edge Ice Center. Come and celebrate with us on this Saturday, Aug.… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 22, 2014 5566

Two Busted for Meth in Central City

in Top Stories by Martha Clark
August 25, 2014 3899

14-Year-Old Suffers Gunshot Wound; Air…

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 2957

Flooded Central City Church's Seven Day…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 2566

Camper Stolen in Utica Recovered in…

in Top Stories by Martha Clark
August 24, 2014 2172

Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision…

in Top Stories by Officer Jeff Miller

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 25, 2014 3899

14-Year-Old Suffers Gunshot Wound; Air…

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
August 24, 2014 2172

Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision…

in Top Stories by Officer Jeff Miller
August 25, 2014 2081

Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision Near…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
August 25, 2014 2049

Former Co-Workers Trying to Raise Money…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 26, 2014 1284

Two People Injured When Vehicle Overturns…

in Top Stories by Matt Sanderson

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 25, 2014 2126

Daviess County Health Department…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 1984

44th Mount Saint Joseph Picnic is Sunday,…

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
August 25, 2014 1959

GRADD Seeking Ombudsman Program Volunteers

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 26, 2014 992

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 26, 2014 728

City Street Closures on Strawbridge and…

in News by Abby Shelton

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 22, 2014 5566

Two Busted for Meth in Central City

in Top Stories by Martha Clark
August 25, 2014 2957

Flooded Central City Church's Seven Day…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 2566

Camper Stolen in Utica Recovered in…

in Top Stories by Martha Clark
August 25, 2014 1647

Mustangs Marching Classic

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 1568

Job Corp Celebrates 50th Anniversary

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06