Jimmy L. Austin, age 71, of Portage, Indiana, went to be with his Lord on February 1, 2016. He was born on June 6, 1944 in Dunlap. He was a member of Dunlap First Baptist Church, which he loved.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Dorothy Kilgore Austin and Radis Austin; and brothers, Jerry Austin and James Austin.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Dottie Frizzell Austin; one daughter, Tina (Mike) Kerstanoff of Florida; sons, Jeff Austin, Michael Austin, David (Liz) Austin and Roger (Daun) Austin, all of Indiana; brother, Bobby (Avis) Austin of Dunlap; 18 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Jimmy was a very loving man with a wonderful sense of humor who was very devoted to his family and his Savior.