James M “Red” Austin, age 72, a resident of the Corinth community, died Thursday, December 12, 2019 at Troy Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Dillard Funeral Home in Troy with the Rev. Donnie Dunn officiating.

Interment followed in Sandfield Cemetery in Banks, AL with Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing.

Visitation was held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy.

Mr. Austin reveled in watching his little nieces and nephews play.

He truly enjoyed his time spent working at the Troy Motor Company.

He is survived by his siblings: Myra Brooks, Cherry Ledford (Raymond), Wyatt Austin (Diane), Jackie Johnston, Lyndon Austin; great nephew: Reed Ledford; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Clifford and Catherine Austin; nephew: Christopher Ledford; and nieces: Brooke Ledford, and Lexi Pierce.

Serving as pallbearers will be his nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Sandfield Cemetery Fund: 6153 AL Hwy 223, Troy, AL 36081.

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