Jamie G. Austin

December 31, 1956 - November 2, 2012

12/31/1956 - 11/02/2012

Past Services

Monday November 05, 2012
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Tuesday November 06, 2012
11:00 am
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Jamie G. Austin, 55, of Flat Rock, went to be with the Lord Friday, November 2, 2012 at Elizabeth House, after a graceful two-year battle with cancer. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late George E. and Barbara S. Austin. He was a respected team leader with General Electric, retiring in 2012 following thirty-five years of service. He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include his loving wife of thirteen years, Angela B. Austin; his son, Mitchell B. Austin and his wife Kim of Mills River; two sisters, Joni A. Ward and her husband Gerald of Zirconia, Gina A. Wheeler and her husband Michael of Barnardsville; his mother-in-law, Joan McGraw of Zirconia; his sister-in-law, Karen B. Watkins and her husband William of McKinney, TX; many loving nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews; and his loving four legged sidekick, Prissy.

A funeral will be at 11:00 am Tuesday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Blair Stewart will officiate. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 8:30 pm Monday in the Forest Lawn Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731, or American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park, Building 1, Asheville, NC 28801.

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Beth Simpson
8 years ago

I was so sorry to read of Jamie’s death this evening. It was an honor and pleasure to meet him through my volunteer work at Park Ridge Oncology last year. My prayers are with you, Angela, and the rest of the family as you go through this time.

Lucy Walker
8 years ago

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. We are very sorry for your loss.

Lucy & Donnie Walker

Sharon &Tommy King
8 years ago

Angie,Mitchell and family,So sorry for your loss.Jamie was such a great person and will be missed by all that knew him.Cherish all the good times and keep them close.We’ll always cherish the birthday party that ya’ll shared with Tommy.We love you all. Sharon&TommyKing

8 years ago


Terri Osteen Lee
8 years ago

Dear Joni & Gina,

I am so sorry to hear of Jamie’s passing. May God bless you and all the family. With my deepest sympathy.

Sincerely, Terri

Rosanne Mackey Gundersen
8 years ago

Dear Family: Words can not express the sorrow I feel for each of you. Please know that my thoughts and prayers go out to you. I know how difficult it is. Jamie was such a special person. We went to school together, and through all of those years, I never heard a harsh word from him. He was such a great person and he had a wonderful heart and soul. May God comfort you all. Rosanne Mackey Gundersen

Dwane & Teresa Gragg
8 years ago

Angie and Family, Our hearts are heavy for you during this difficult time you are facing. I’ll always remember the smile Jamie had for everyone. Angie, I’ll always remember the big smile you always had for Jamie. Our thoughts & Prayers are with you all.

Love Dwane & Teresa Gragg

Pat Redmon
8 years ago

My Prayers and thoughts are with your family,GOD Bless.

Julie Williams
8 years ago

Angie and family – wishing you all peace right now. Jamie was a wonderful man and will be missed.

michael collins
8 years ago

my heart goes out to all his family,will always remember our childhood fun together in suffolk and of course the mountain adventures