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Robert Nathaniel Austin of Lawton, formerly of Pauls Valley, passed away July 10, 2017 in Lawton, Oklahoma at the age of 72 years.
Robert was born February 17, 1945 in Wichita, Kansas to Vernon and Australia (Johnson) Austin. He worked many years at the Pauls Valley General Hospital. He and Patricia Thomas were married February 17, 1967 in Spencer, Oklahoma.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Australia Austin; a brother, Embrey Taylor; a daughter, Patrice Austin; and his wife, Patricia Ann (Thomas) Austin.
Mr. Austin's surviving family include his children: LaShonda Tarry and husband Anthony and Robert Austin Jr. and Joy Contreras, all of Lawton, Gene Austin and Kenetha Austin; 8 grandchildren: Dewayne Austin, Destiny Austin, Danielle Westfield, Damon Austin, Delcontae' Austin who is stationed with the U.S. Air Force in London, England, Anthony Tarry Jr., Nadia Tarry, and Nathan Tarry, all of Lawton; 8 great-grandchildren: Gavin, Tyanna, Jaylen, Julianna, Deona, Donovan, D.J., and Jayla; one sister, Florencetta Taylor Lacue and her husband Rufus; three brothers: John Rogers, Roy Rogers, and Otis Marshall; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, July 17, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Stufflebean-Coffey Chapel of Remembrance officiated by Lashonda Tarry.
Interment will be at Bethlehem Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family's guestbook at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.
Published on July 25, 2017
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