Mr. Carl Austin, 65, of Linden, passed away Saturday December 31, 2022 at his home after a long illness. He was born in Lexington, TN, to the late J.W. Austin and Hazel England Austin of Scotts Hill, TN. He worked as a truck driver and heavy equipment operator until he retired in 2013. He had worked for the Henderson County Highway Department, Reeves Brothers Trucking and Graves and Graves Construction Company. He enjoyed tinkering with cars and tractors, raising a garden and raising livestock. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother John Austin of Scotts Hill and a sister Doris Austin Smith of Decaturville.
Survivors include his wife Linda Cox Austin, sons Scotty (Courtney) Austin of Nashville, Daniel Austin of Linden, Marc (Kelly) Hicks of Gadsen, Tn, Scott Heimeyer of Grady, Ar., daughters Angela (Jay) Pollock of Hohenwald and Tina Heimeyer of Westmoreland, Tn., a brother-in-law James Smith of Decaturville, 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and a host of other loving family members and many friends.