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Lowell "Bill" Wayne Austin

Lowell "Bill" Wayne Austin
  • June 27, 1925 - November 20, 2019
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“I have such a fond memory of visiting Mr and Mrs Austin one summer during college. I remember Mr Austin as such a kind man, with a funny sense of...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Claire Kennedy - Rochester, NY

“pat and familyjust heard about bill's passing very sorryhe was such a nice manwould you believe that the girl working at the doctors office told me...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: beverly and bill ludewig - WV

“Dear Mrs. Austin, Diane and Max, Janet and Tom: I was sorry to hear of Mr. Austins passing. I have so many fond memories of your family. I can still...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Cindy Pirraglia - Ladson, SC

“We are so sorry for your loss. We are keeping our thoughts and prayers for you and your family! ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Terry Parsons - Summerville, SC


Lowell Wayne "Bill" Austin, 94, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Patricia Ann Nipple Austin passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. His Funeral Service will be held Monday, December 23 at 10 a.m. at The Palms in Mount Pleasant, SC. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Bill was born June 27, 1925 in Monticello, Indiana, son of the late Ross Austin and the late Esther Hargraves Austin. He was a graduate of Purdue University and obtained his Masters degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Bill worked as a chemical engineer for National Steel for 40 years and was awarded 17 patents. He was a Methodist, an avid fan of anything Purdue University and had wonderful sense of humor.

He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Patricia Austin of Mt. Pleasant, SC; two daughters, Diane Owens of Mount Pleasant, SC and Janet Mueller (Tom) of Temple Terrace, FL; grandson, Dr. Max Owens (Emma) of Burlington, VT.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Kenneth Austin.