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Charles Austin, Sr.

October 9, 1936 — July 27, 2019

Memorial Mass for Charles Joseph Austin, Sr. of Simmesport will begin at 2:00 pm on Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at the Christ the King Catholic Church of Simmesport with Fr. Paul Kunnumpuram officiating. Burial will be held Christ the King Catholic Cemetery.

Charles Austin, Sr., age 82, passed away on Saturday, July 27th, 2019 at his home in Simmesport surrounded by his loved ones.

Those left to cherish his memory are his sons: Clint Joseph Austin (Lisa Smith Austin), Brent Joseph Austin (Kimberly Smith Austin), Wayne Paul Austin all of Simmesport and Charles Joseph Austin, Jr.(Sherri Moreau Austin) of Mansura; sister, Judy Rachal(Jessie) of Kenner; 7 grandchildren: Tiffany Veade( Jamie), Casey Foret(Leroy), Kandace Austin(Kurt Landry), Sandy Gaillard(Kerry), Brittany Sweeny(Kevin), Amanda St. Romain(Zack) and Kate Austin(Blake Ducote); and 9 great-grandchildren: Ashton Veade, Gracie Foret, Abbie Foret, Kollin Landry, Rylee Sweeny, Hadley Gaillard, Harley Gaillard, Harvey and Austin St. Romain.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Moreau Austin; parents, John Austin and Lessie Smith Austin; brother, John Carl Austin; sisters, Mary Brinkley and Joanne Sapia.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at

Escude Funeral Home of Simmesport, 625 Main St. Simmesport, LA 71369 (318-964-2324) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Charles Austin, Sr., please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Christ the King Catholic Church

657 Main St, Simmesport, LA 71369

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