Jerry Lee Austin, 68, of Conway passed away on May 13, 2020. He was born on September 1, 1951 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Bert Addis and Frances ollie (Kear) Austin.
He was a devoted, loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother, who was blessed to marry his best friend and love of his life on December 9, 1983. He was a professional over the road truck driver for over 40 years. Before his truck driving profession, he owned many service stations in the 1970’s. He enjoyed racing late model cars, traveling to the casinos, and bowling but mostly being with his family.
He was preceded in death his son Dennis Todd Thornton.
Jerry leaves behind his loving wife and best friend of 37 years Sandra Austin; his children Camille Thornton, Jerry Lee Austin, Jr. and Jeremy Austin; his grandchildren Madeline Orzeck-Stone (Christian), Matthew Scott Orzeck, and Whitney Shalk; his siblings Joyce Dilbert (Robert), Kenneth Austin (Linda) and Jim Austin (Linda); many friends and family across the United States.
Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400