Memorials may be made to Canines In Crisis, 13976 Klondike Rd, DeSoto, Missouri 63020
D.W. "Doug" Austin, age 85, entered into rest January 11, 2018 at Festus Manor. D.W. had been a truck driver for Roadway Trucking and he was a U.S. Navy veteran; he enjoyed fishing, reading, politics, scripture, and traveling. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church of Festus, MO and the YMCA and volunteered at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Born September 24, 1932, in Arkansas, to the late Loy and Opal (Church) Austin.
Survived by his loving family which includes his wife of almost 60 years: Patsy Ruth (Ward) Austin; brother: James (Benita) Austin of St Louis, MO; sisters: Virginia Haney of Springdale, AR, Faye Squires of Fenton, MO, and Debbie Fauria of Fayetteville, AR and Elaine Tise of Dover, AR, and sister-in-law: Alice Austin of St. Louis, MO. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by brothers: Hevenor Austin and Loy Gene Austin; and sister: Thelma Hammond.
Darin Roach will officiate the service.