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Ron Austin

A Celebration of Life for longtime Lamar resident, Ron Austin was held at 2:00PM on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at the Peacock Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Beard of the Living Covenant church officiating. Interment followed at Fairmount Cemetery with Taps and presentation of the American Flag under the auspices of the Lamar VFW, Post #3621 and the American Legion Post #71.

Visitation for Ron was held on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 from 1:00 PM until 7:00 PM with the family greeting friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Peacock Funeral Home.

Ron was born on April 22, 1941 at Ashland, Kansas to Leonard D. and Louise (Segers) Austin and passed away on December 30, 2010 at his home in Lamar with his family by his side at the age of 69.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents; Leonard J. and Emma Austin and James Melvin and Lily Mae Segers.


Ron is survived by his wife Kathie of the family home in Lamar, children; Cameron (Lea) Austin of Lamar, his two stepsons Jim (Shawn) Coplen of Aurora, CO and Robert Coplen of Denver:David (Lori) Peterson-Payne of Lamar and Heather (Robert) Drew of Colorado Springs. He is also survived by his parents Leonard D. and Louise Austin of Lamar, sisters; Dottie (Bill) McCaslin of Lamar, and Penny Vogel of Denver, CO as well as step grandchildren, nieces, nephews other family and a host of friends.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Lamar Area Hospice either direct or in care of the funeral home office.

Online Condolences

Penny our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family of Ron Austin...
God bless you and help you through this difficult time.

Ginger Allen and family

For the Austin family...Cam and Family~so sorry to hear about Ron...The time I spent with you and your family, racing and playing at the lakes, are some of my fondest memories...your dad was always amazing to me and I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers...

Staci Haggard

To the family of Ron Austin
Ron was a wonderful man! He was such and honest, kind and personable man. He will be missed by this town very much. Our deepest sympathy to all of his family. I am sure there are many happy memories of him to cherish.

Garry and Linda Longworth

We are sorry for your loss. Ron will be missed. You all are in our prayers.
Maggart and sons
Ron Austin
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.
I Corinthians 9:24 NIV
Our deepest understanding is with you presently. God Bless You and Yours.
Nenna, Shannon and Casey, Giana, Brady and Ginger, Gabe and Logan.

I have heard many wonderful things about Ronnie; yet I feel he, too, was lucky to have you in his life. I think of you every time I look at a paperweight I have that says, "I know God won't give me more than I can handle. I just wish He didn't trust me so much." I am so sorry for your loss and admire your strength.

Message for Ron Austin.....I was very sad to here of Rons passing, my thoughts and prayers go out to all his family and friends. I first met Ron as a delivery man to his auto shop, he was a customer who became a friend. Ron was a fun, humerous, and good man he will be missed.....From Leroy Lucero.
Ron Austin Family,

I was very sorry to read that Ron had passed away. Ron was a very respected man in Lamar, and I appreciated all he did for the city. May God bless you all in this difficult time. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Nelva Heath
To the Austin family Im so sorry to hear of your loss Ron was a great guy that will be missed and remembered by many. Please be assured that your family is in my prayers. God bless you all.

Chuck Lane and family
To the Ron Austin family,
We are so sorry to hear about Ron, he was a great guy, and a great community supporter.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Russ and Valerie Baldwin and family

To the family of Ron Austin, Just wanted you all to know you are in our thoughts and in our prayers. Please know Ron was a very special person and will be missed. We are here if you need us at anytime.

Love, thoughts and prayers, Rick and Tami Beard & boys

To my dear friend Kathi, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of sorrow.

David and Jennifer Dougherty
Ron Austin:
Our sincere thoughts and prayers go out to your family. May all the good memories be cherished and that the good LORD give you strength to help you through this time if sorrow.
Sincerely, Bill and Dorine
For Ron Austin

Ron's family: My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Was so sorry to hear of your loss. I had not seen Ron in many years, but we did make it to a few reunions at the same time.
We were both in the graduationg class of 1959 and worked at one time at the L&F Foodliner.

Nancy Perillo (Page)
Kathy Austin and family,
We were so sorry to hear about Ron. He was a great guy and friend. Just know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Gary & Melita Cramblet

To the Austin family - Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Ron was a great man who will be deeply missed.

Curtis, Karla, Dalton and Aldon Sniff

To the Austin Family, Our lives have all been touched over the years with Ronnie as a friend and neighbor, from countless rides to the school bus, to whom was the oldest in the neighborhood. Rex will miss the conversations over each others antique cars and we all will miss our loyal mechanic and car salesman. You all will be in our prayers in the months to come and we are all here to lean on. Sincerely, Rex, Sharon, Chad and Tyler Hiner,

Tim & Kim Stegman and Whitney Gilliland.

To the family of Ron Austin:
Our family will always remember everything Ron did for us, from the motorcycle to picking us up with his tow truck, to fixing our vehicles and selling us good deals we couldn't pass up. His smile and laughter was contagious. Our prayers are with all of you at this time. He will be missed by all of us as well as the community.

The Jess Downey Family
Linda, Jess, Ryan Boyd, Stephanie & Brian Bohlander, Jade and Nolan Downey

Ron Austin;
Kathy and Family I am sorry for your loss. Ron was a great man and will be saddly missed. I have enjoyed riding with the both of you. Hope you will be riding with us again soon. I will miss seeing Ron out for coffee in the mornings. He always had a smile on his face and a kind word to say to everyone. We will miss him.

Beverly Haggard

Dear Lea and Cameron,
We are sooo sorry for your loss of your dad. We are praying you all through, and a phone call away if you need anything. We love you very much. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you need anything. Ron was an awesome man and we all loved him much.

Lee and Pamela Foster
For the family of Ron Austin, May God comfort you at this difficult time, and may the prayers of all your friends be felt deeply.
In Jesus name,
Dennis and Kathy Leathers
We are so sorry to hear about Ron. He was always such a nice person and so friendly to everyone. He will be missed by so many people.
Marlin and Karen Sperra

To Ron Austin's family. Troy and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. We thought Ron was one of the most wonderful and fair people in Lamar. It is so hard to understand why, but in the end God is the great decision maker. May peace be with you and God by your side.

The Pipers