|Birth: ||Apr. 3, 1990|
|Death: ||Oct. 10, 2009|
San Diego County
Lance Cpl. Robert T. Austin, of Corinth, Texas died as a result of an automobile accident Saturday, October 10, 2009 in Escondido, California. Lance Corporal Austin was born April 3, 1990 in Lewisville, Texas to Robert Austin and Christine Lawson. He graduated from Lake Dallas High School 2008 and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 2007. He completed boot camp November 2008 in San Diego, California; A-School March 2009 and was assigned to Twentynine Palms, California as his permanent duty station in March 2009. He was the acting shop supervisor as a diesel mechanic. His service awards include the National Defense Service Medal and the Iraq Campaign Medal.
Robert is survived by his father, Robert Austin and step-mother, Cherry Austin of Corinth, Texas; mother, Christine Lawson; fiancée Chelsea McCann of Corinth; sisters, Ashley Austin, Brittany Staff of Corinth, Tiffany Austin of Denton and Zoe Austin of Watson, OK; brothers, Andrew Austin of Corinth and Zachary Austin of Watson, OK; grandparents, Darlene Austin of Lewisville, Bobby Austin of Sherman, Bob Lawson of Oregon, Jerry Pirtle of Mesquite, Darryle and Kay Burt of Dallas; aunt and uncle, Daniel and Amy Austin of Floresville as well as many other relatives, friends and fellow Marines.
LCPL US MARINE CORPS
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
Plot: SECTION 77 SITE 297
Created by: Sue
Record added: Oct 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43034223