Donald John Austin
Born in Peach Orchard, Arkansas to Pelham and Ester Austin, one of five children. He Married Mona Austin on July 2, 1955. He was preceded in death by his oldest brother Pelham Austin, Jr. and survived by his brother Jim Austin of Peach Orchard, and His two sisters Betty Chapman of Little Rock Arkansas, and Janice Ford, of Wall Nut Ridge Arkansas. He had three children Gary Austin of Dallas Texas, Robert Austin, NO. Little Rock, AR. and Donna Price of Rogers Ar. And one grandson Jay Price of Rogers Arkansas. He graduated from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro Arkansas in the ROTC program May 28, 1954. He began his Military service June 1954. He served 1 tour in Korea in 1958, and two tours in Vietnam 1966 and 1969. He retired in June 1974 and moved to Bella Vista Arkansas in 1979. He died after 18 months of treatment with Cancer May 28, 1984. He was buried at the National Cemetery in Little Rock Arkansas.