The Transylvania Times -

James Edward Austin


January 15, 2018

James Edward Austin, 88, of Pisgah Forest, was taken home by the angels Jan. 10, 2018.

Born in Leicester, N.C., he was one of seven children of Walter and Docia Austin. The family moved to Transylvania County in 1944.

He served in the Air Force for four years as well as serving 34 years in the Georgia Air National Guard, where he retired as a master sergeant.

He also retired after 37 years of employment with the Ecusta Corp.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, raising and naming his cattle and watching NASCAR.

He was predeceased by his parents; his brother, William Austin;...

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