Richard Allen Austin
Richard Allen Austin died unexpectedly in the early morning of November
7, 2017 in Greenville, NC He was 54 . Richard was born in Manteo,
NC August 5, 1963. He was the son of the late Velton Austin, Sr. and
Mary Curles. He was recently predeceased by his brother Velton
Richard was a well- known professional butcher and skilled dump truck
driver for Frisco Construction and Cape Dredging for many years. He was
also a devoted family man. Richard will be missed and remembered
most for his humor and his willingness to help anyone he could.
leaves behind his loving wife Rebecca Austin of Frisco, his three
children, Daphnie Heath and husband Daniel, Stephanie Austin, and Kyle
Austin and wife, Sarah. His world was his three grandchildren,
Tabitha Heath, Elizabeth Heath and Nathaniel Heath. Richard also
leaves behind his brothers, Alphe Austin and wife Debbie, and James
Kelley, as well as many nieces, nephews, and other family members.
family will hold a memorial service Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 2 pm
at Cape Hatteras Baptist Church. Pastor Russ Howard will
lieu of flowers, the family gratefully suggests that memorial donations
in his honor be sent to the Hatteras Island Methodist Men.
to the family may be expressed via the online register at
www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was
entrusted with arrangements.