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Keith R. Austin

August 12, 1958 ~ June 9, 2019 (age 60)


Keith R. Austin, 60, of Tariffville, died on Sunday (June 9, 2019) at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford. Keith was born in Battle Creek, MI on August 12, 1958 and was a son of Priscilla Whisler of Arizona and the late Glen Austin. He lived most of his life in Wallingford and worked as a computer programmer in the Information Technology field. A Mason, he was a member of the Valley Lodge #36 AF & AM.
In addition to his mother, Keith is survived by a daughter, Octavia Austin of Bristol; two sisters: Cheryl Austin-Desroches and Tracy Nelson: two granddaughters: Emera and Laurel Smith; two nephews, Steven and Jessie; and several great-nieces, cousins and special friends.
A memorial gathering will be held later. Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, is assisting the family. Please visit Keith’s memorial website at

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