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Hector Lee Austin
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1912
Taylor County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1969
Taylor County
West Virginia, USA

Hector was the second of eight children for parents James Austin and wife Dessie Shaffer. His father worked for the railroad in Taylor County, West Virginia.

Hector married Idella Godwin on April 15, 1933 in Grafton, West Virginia. They had two children, Ronald Lee and Betty Jean. Hector was employed as a baker with the Grafton Baking Company.

Wife Idella died in 1951. On March 29, 1956 Hector married Sylvia Rowland in Grafton, West Virginia.
Grafton Sentinel

Hector Lee Austin Dies Tuesday At His Home

Hector Lee Austin, 57, of 301 School St., died Tuesday at 1:25 p.m. at his home. He had been ill six weeks.

He was born Jan. 23, 1912, in Grafton, a son of the late James William Austin and Mrs. Dessie May Shaffer Austin, who survives.

Also surviving is his widow, Sylvia Rowland Austin, whom he married March 29, 1956; one daughter, Miss Betty Jean Austin, at home; three brothers, Lawrence Austin, Maywood, Calif., Paul Austin, New Haven Mich., and Alfred Austin, Thornton; three sisters, Mrs. Martha Bracken, Huntingdon Park, Calif., Mrs Mary Armstrong, Rt. 5, Grafton, and Miss Alice May Austin, Weston.

One son, Ronald Austin and one sister; Rosie, are deceased.

Mr. Austin was a baker and was employed by the Grafton Baking Co. for 28 years. He attended the Assembly of God Church in Grafton. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Family links: 
  James William Austin (1866 - 1938)
  Dessie May Shaffer Austin (____ - 1971)
  Idella Elizabeth Godwin Austin (1907 - 1951)*
  Sylvia Rowland Austin (1919 - 2002)*
  Rosa Lenora Austin Brown (1910 - 1959)*
  Hector Lee Austin (1912 - 1969)
  Mary Elizabeth Austin Armstrong (1913 - 2001)*
  Lawrence Thomas Austin (1915 - 1986)*
  Paul Austin (1917 - 1990)*
  Martha Austin Shreve (1920 - 2010)*
  Alfred Ashbury Austin (1922 - 2000)*
  Alice Mae Austin (1924 - 2001)*
*Calculated relationship
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Taylor County
West Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Michelle Shreve
Originally Created by: PreacherJames
Record added: May 07, 2011
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Hector Lee Austin
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Hector Lee Austin
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- PreacherJames
 Added: May. 9, 2011

- Michelle Shreve
 Added: May. 9, 2011

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