Reverend Charles R. Austin, 69

Rev Charles R Austin age 69 of Bogata died at his residence Sat April 28  Funeral services will be 2pm Tues May 1 at New Beginnings Church in Bogata with Rev Bob Allmon officiating Burial will be in Bogata Cemetery under direction of Wood Funeral Home  The family will receive friends 7-8 pm Monday at the funeral home Rev Austin was born  June 9,1942 in Southlake Texas the son of Charles Estell and Margarite Russell Austin.  He worked for over 37 years for General Motors and was an evangelist for  over 30 years in the Ft Worth area and served a number of churches as assistant pastor.  In 1990 he married the former Vada Clark in Marietta Oklahoma.  In 1996 he and his wife formed the New Beginnings church in Bogata where he pastored until his death. He is survived by his wife,  Vada Austin of Bogata  two sons Charles D Austin and wife Teresa of Joshua Tex,  and Christopher Lee Austin of Sunset Texas, a daughter Cristy Warden and husband James of Saginaw Tex, a stepson Albie Lee Ring of North Richland Hills, and two stepdaughters Anita Blakley of Euless Texas and Alisa Tatum and husband Shaun of Arlington; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren

  1. Christine says:

    I know you are seeing all the family gone before you. Glad that someday we will all get to see what you are enjoying. Vada, may Jesus put His Loving Armes around you and hold you tight thru these next few days. Ronnie you were a good man and father, I envy your new home and can’t wait till I’m able to join the family that we all already have there.

  2. Please accept our sincere sympathy upon the loss of your loved one.
    Our church family will continue to lift your families up in prayer.

    Kenny and Darlene Hankins
    Stoneburg Baptist Church

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