Michael Wallace Austin

May 23, 1947 - May 30, 2009 

Michael Wallace Austin

May 23, 1947 - May 30, 2009 

Obituary for Michael Wallace Austin

Mr. Michael Wallace Austin, 62, of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, May 30th, 2009. Born in Paragould, Arkansas to the late Wallace and Jeannie Austin. At the age of 18 he went to the Polk Louisiana US Army Infantry Training Center where he served in Vietnam for 2 years. Mike moved to Indianapolis, almost 40 years ago where he spent most of this life driving 18 wheelers. Mike loved living in the fast lane.
He is survived by his sisters, Sandra Teel, Beverly Douglas, Pat Austin, Marla Utley; one brother, Billy Don Austin; Three children, Michael Austin Jr., James Austin, Nina Austin; one grandchild, Kasi Austin; and serveral nieces and nephews. He was preceeded in death by his sister Barbara Smith.
The family would also like to acknowledge Junior who was his best friend and partner in crime and Billy Garrett. Many thanks to Debbie Lawhorn for taking care of him and putting up with Mikes stubborness . He will be loved and missed.
A memorial service is scheduled for 1:00pm on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at Soldiers Memorial Chapel at Fort Harrison.

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