Luther Lathan Austin, Jr

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Luther Lathan Austin, Jr

  • Birth 1 Mar 1929
  • Death 27 Jun 1986
  • Burial Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 28621216

HATTERAS - M/Sgt. Retired Luther Lathan Austin, Jr., 57, died June 27 in Norfolk General Hospital following a long illness.

A native of Hatteras, he was the son of Mrs. Ellen Peele Austin of Hatteras and the late Luther Lathan Austin, Sr.

He was retired from the US Air Force after 26 years and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was also retired from the NC Dept. of Transportation Ferry Division as a mechanical engineer. He was a member of the Hatteras United Methodist Church, Cape Hatteras Masonic Lodge #698, Buxton Moose Lodge, and the Sudan Shrine Temple.

Surviving are his mother; one daughter, Mrs. Monica Austin John of Orlando, Florida; two sons: L. Craig Austin and Glenn Scott Austin of Orlando, Florida; one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Midgett of Hatteras; and 3 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday in the Hatteras United Methodist Church by Bishop Thomas L. Ainscough with burial following in the Oden Family Cemetery in Hatteras with Twiford's Island Chapel, Hatteras, in charge of arrangements.

The Virginian-Pilot
Norfolk, VA
July 1, 1986


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To all those who pass by
As you are now, so once was I.
As I am now, soon shall you be.
Think of this and remember me.


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  • Created by: Rebecca Emmett
  • Added: 29 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28621216
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Luther Lathan Austin, Jr (1 Mar 1929–27 Jun 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28621216, citing Hatteras Community Cemetery, Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Rebecca Emmett (contributor 46624603) .