A.J. Austin



SFC. A.J. Austin, Jr. (Retired) US Army, 70, of Lillington passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 at the VA Medical Center in Durham. He was born in Jersey City, NJ, the son of the late Alfred Joseph Austin, Sr. and Anna May Henneberg. A.J. was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He loved music, history, nature and collecting many things. A.J. also enjoyed watching all types of sporting events. He was preceded in death by a brother and 7 sisters.

A.J. is survived by his wife, Bobbie Ann McDaniel Austin of the home; daughter, Priscilla Joy Austin of Sanford; son, John Austin and wife, Krista of Lillington; 2 grandchildren, Riley Skye Austin and Samye Rayn Austin; brother, Lee Gerald “Jerry” Austin and wife Nancy; sister, Jennifer “Jen” Lorretta Startup and husband Alan; brother, Lemuel “Lem” Garret Austin and wife Rosetta all of New York.

The family will receive friends at the home Friday, March 16, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The MDS Foundation, 4573 South Broad St., Suite 150, Yardville, NJ 08620 or the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, 1235 S Clark St, Arlington, VA 22202