Obituary of George R. Austin
“Butch” Austin Jr., 70, of Gloversville, NY passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, September 16, following a brief illness. Born in Gloversville, NY on March 7, he was the son of the late George and Onnolee Sweet Austin Sr.
Butch attended local schools and graduated from Glens Falls High School. He worked as an electrician for several different companies until his retirement. His greatest joy was racing stock cars and spending time with family and friends. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
include his wife of forty five years, Janet C. Hasenfuss Austin; two sons, George R. Austin III and his wife April, and Chad Austin and his wife Amanda; four grandchildren, Cole, Nevaeh, Lucas, and Grace; his sister, Mary Rowback; special nephews, Jimmy Oare, Bob, William and Brandon Rowback; and his beloved dog, Star; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
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