The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

June 28, 2013

Brian Eugene Austin Jr.

Youngstown man was 2001 Farrell graduate


---- — COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Brian Eugene Austin Jr. of Youngstown, entered eternal rest at 1:48 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2013, in Columbus. He was 29.

Mr. Austin, lovingly known as “B,” was born July 14, 1983, in Youngstown, a son of Brian E. Austin Sr. and Stacia J. Baxter Austin.

He was a 2001 graduate of Farrell Early College and attended Ohio State University, Columbus.

Brian played Little League football for the Sons of Thunder, Volney and Chaney High School, and volleyball for Farrell High School. He was an honor student throughout school.

Brian was a self-employed property owner.

He leaves to forever cherish his memory: his mother, Stacia Baxter, Youngstown; father, Brian E. Austin Sr., Columbus; a sister, Kyara L. Austin; and a brother, Raymond D. Brooks, both Youngstown; a half-sister, Mercedes Gavins, Columbus; half-brothers, Brandon Gibbs, Grove City; and Carlos Austin, Columbus; his companion, Brittney Bradley, Youngstown; grandparents, Irene C. Baxter, Youngstown; and Clarence Austin, Farrell; nephews, Raymond E. Brooks and Jayden W. Brooks, both Youngstown; and a host of aunts, uncles and other family members and friends.

He was greeted at Heaven’s gate by his grandparents, Gerome Baxter Jr. and Margaret Austin; nephew, JaRonne Pinkins; an uncle, Jerome Baxter III; and an aunt, Sheila Phillips.

Calling hours: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday (7-1-13) in L.E. BLACK, PHILLIPS AND HOLDEN FUNERAL HOME Inc., 1951 McGuffey Road, Youngstown; and 10 a.m. to time of service Tuesday (7-2-13) in Mount Calvary Pentecostal Church, Youngstown.

Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the church.