Funeral services for John Russell Austin were held Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at Red Rock United Methodist Church in Calumet with Rev. Tom Cooksey and Rev. Travis Ewton officiating. Burial was at Red Rock Cemetery in Calumet under the direction of Turner Funeral Home, Geary.
Mr. Austin passed away Oct. 14, 2019, in Oklahoma City at the age of 58. He was born Nov. 14, 1960, in Okarche to Albert Frank and Shirley June (Nix) Austin. Russell graduated from Geary High School and graduated from Canadian Valley Vo-Tech as a diesel mechanic and also attended Diesel Mechanic School in Dallas, Texas. He worked on the farm as a dairyman, a diesel mechanic and helping Frank and June.
He was a member of Red Rock Church in Calumet. Russell enjoyed fishing.
He was preceded in death by his mother, June Austin, brother, Robert Lynn Austin; and brother-in-law, Jim Hahn.
Survivors include his father, Frank Austin of Geary; sister, Pamela Sue Hahn of El Reno; as well as many other relatives and friends.