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“We will all miss Keith He was always fun to be around and a great person , Prayers to his family ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: CJ wade - central city, KY

“Mr.austin was great teacher full of aknoweledge guidance inspiration May God look over his family and rest In peace mr.austin you have inspired us all ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Marcie Anness - Williamstown, KY

“Shelby Jean and family,I am so sorry to hear about Keith's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the days to come.Lorna Sue ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Lorna Sue Patterson Pierce - KY

“My sincere condolences to the Austin family. I worked with Keith over the 12 years I was employed at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center. He was loved...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Allen Abey - Coworker

“So sorry for your loss,He was such a kind and sweet person.May God comfort and keep you in his loving hands at this most difficult time. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: trindle Gott - Greenville, KY

“I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Austin's passing. I would occasionally see him on the days I worked at Job Corps. He was always nice and friendly.I ...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Cindy Hill - Gteenville, KY

“I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Austin's passing. I would occasionally see him on the days I worked at Job Corps. He was always nice and friendly.I ...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Cindy Hill - Gteenville, KY

“My sincerest condolences, I was Mr. Austins student the first half of my time at Job Corps. You could not have a bad day around him, just his wit and...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Steven Hinton - Temple Terrace, FL

“My condolences to the family I attended muhlenburg job corp center I was not one of his students but did have the pleasure of meeting him..briefly he...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Essie Roberts - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“He was a good and decent man. He had such a good and tender spirit. He loved his wife and family. He was a man of faith. My heart is sad at his...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Lana Wathen - Smyrna, GA - family

“my name is shawn smith aka bootman i went to job corps in 2002-2004 it was a honor to have known him he was a great instructor and a awesome guy to...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: shawn smith - Anderson, SC

“To the family of Mr.Austin. i want to send my deepest condolences to you. I was a blessed with having him as one of my teachers at job Corp. My heart...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Joseph Mundo - Sanford, FL

“To Jessica, no words of comfort will ever be enough. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Roxana Guy - FRANKLIN, KY

“I will be out of town and unable to attend the services, much to my chagrin. Keith was a great teacher and man. He will be greatly missed. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Ralph Hill - Greenville, KY


SACRAMENTO - Keith Vance Austin, 61, of Sacramento, died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 1:20AM at his home. Mr. Austin was born June 30, 1955, in Hopkins County. He was a welding instructor at Muhlenberg County Job Corp, and was of the Baptist faith. He loved his grandchildren and his family. He enjoyed life, teaching, and trips to the beach. He was preceded in death by his father, John Austin; and sister Sabrina Conrad.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie Miller Austin; son John (Shannon) Austin of Rochester; daughter Jessica (Joey) Hayes of Owensboro; grandchildren Shelby, Olivia, Trey, Blake, Cameron, and Logan; mother Shelby Jean Austin; and several nieces, nephews, and other extended family.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 11:00AM at Tucker Memorial Chapel in Sacramento, with Rev. J.W. Haire officiating, assisted by Rev. James Watkins. Burial in Poplar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.