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Frank Austin

January 31, 1937 ~ November 27, 2021 (age 84)

Obituary

Albert “Frank” Austin was born on January 31, 1937, in Canadian County, OK to Robert Lee and Ruth O. (Ellison) Austin. Frank passed away on November 27, 2021, at his home in Geary, OK at the age of 84.  Frank was raised near Geary, OK and attended Sunny Hill Country School for a couple of years and attended Geary Schools.  He graduated from Geary High School in the class of 1955.  After graduation Frank began his career in agriculture.  He married June Nix on May 28, 1956, in Calumet, OK.  The couple made their home and raised their family on the farm that became Canyon View Dairy and Canyon View Farms.  Frank loved caring for his dairy cows and made a conscious effort to be a good steward of his land.  He farmed wheat and soy beans among other crops and ran cattle, that he rotated, to preserve the integrity of the soil.   Frank served on The Maple Water Board, Soil Conservation Board, and the Canadian Flood Plain Board.  He loved attending Jamborees, square dancing and taking bus tours.  He had a generous heart and saw to it that a scholarship fund be set up to educate future generations.  Frank loved to visit with his neighbors and friends. He was a member of the Red Rock Methodist Church, Calumet, OK.    

 

Survivors Include: 1 daughter, Sue Hahn of El Reno, OK, 1 sister, Judy Lea Farley and husband Joe of El Reno, OK, special friend, Linda Austin of Geary, OK, as well as numerous cousins, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

 

Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Ruth Austin, wife, June Austin, 2 sons, Robert Lynn Austin and John Russell Austin and nephew Brian Austin Tackett.

 

In lieu of flowers please make donations in Frank’s name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Memorial Giving,
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org or to the Red Rock Cemetery, 4005 S. Cedar RD, Calumet, OK 73014

 

Services: Red Rock United Methodist Church, Tuesday, 10:00 AM, November 30, 2021, Calumet, OK

Officiating: Rev. Tom Cooksey Burial: Red Rock Cemetery, Calumet, OK

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Geary, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com, turnerfh.net, or you can find us on facebook.com (Turner Funeral Homes).

 

 

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Services

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 30, 2021

10:00 AM
Red Rock United Methodist Church
250 N. Red Rock Road
Calumet, OK 73014

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