Russell Eugene Austin, a citizen of Glasgow, Kentucky, passed away in the T. J. Samson Community Hospital on December 18, 2022. He was 70 years old at the time of his passing. He was brought up by his parents, Russell Howard “R. H.” Austin and Dorothy Jean Bush. Russell was the kind of guy who could begin up a conversation with anyone, whether it was about woodworking, auctions, or his countless Amish friends and acquaintances. He especially cherished the time he got to spend with his grandchildren. After his departure from the Dana firm, he was able to settle into retirement.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his two sons, Cory Austin (Kasey) and Neal Austin (Stephanie), his three bonus children, Marla Dearormond (Sam), Marlin Perry (Samantha), and Michael Perry (Samantha), his longtime partner Brenda Perry, five grandchildren, Meghan (Meghann), Peyton (Peyton), Hayli (Hayli), Cooper (Cooper), and Ellis , On Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at 1:00 PM, funeral services will be performed at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home. This will be followed by the interment of the deceased at the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Viewings will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from three in the afternoon until eight in the evening, and then again on Wednesday beginning at nine in the morning and lasting until the commencement of the ceremonies at eleven in the morning.