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Benjamin Ray Austin

April 7, 1946 ~ January 19, 2020 (age 73)



Benny Ray Austin of Broken Bow, OK passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the age of 73 at St. Francis Hospital in Tyler, TX surrounded by his family. He was born April 7, 1946 in Valliant, O K to Felker and Stella Austin (Baken).

Benny enjoyed his coffee and watching the inspirational channel. He was an avid OU fan. Benny was a 1964 graduate of Valliant High School. He was a member of the White Sands Methodist Church in Valliant, OK where he enjoyed going to church and he loved mowing the church yard. He loved his family and spending time with his grands and great-grands.

Benny leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Quannie Austin and daughter, Julie Austin, grandson, Devon Austin all of the home; his other children, Shawna and Lorenzo Calvillo of Annona, TX, William and Brenda Austin of Idabel, OK, Adrienne and Andres Martinez of Broken Bow, OK, Benny and Taloa Austin of Idabel, OK; grandchildren, Alicia, Anita and Estela, Elaina and Daniel Parker, Lorenzo and Laterrian Calvillo, Andrew, Aidan and Joshlin  Martinez, Devon and Tristan Austin; great-grandchildren, Eboni Parker, Madison, Tatiyuna, Emiliana Calvillo and Mary Rose Austin;  a special nephew, Billy Joe Baken of Valliant, OK; a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Felker and Stella Austin; brother and sister-in-law, Warren and Betty Austin, brother, Ervin Austin; sisters, Bertha Wilson and Eva Parish; grandchildren, Latricia Calvillo and Asher Martinez.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, January 24, 2020 at White Sands Methodist Church, Valliant, OK with Wayne Anna and Ray Jessie officiating. Interment will follow at Baken Cemetery, Valliant, OK.

Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 6-8 PM at Bunch-Singleton Funeral Home Chapel.




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Celebration of Life
January 24, 2020

2:00 PM
White Sands Methodist Church

January 24, 2020

3:30 PM
Baken Cemetery

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