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Thomas Bruce Austin

March 29, 1943 - June 7, 2018
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Wright Funeral Home
220 N Walnut St.
Philippi, WV 26416
(304) 457-2121 | Map
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Wright Funeral Home
220 N Walnut St.
Philippi, WV 26416
(304) 457-2121 | Map
Monday 6/11, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Wright Funeral Home
220 N Walnut St.
Philippi, WV 26416
(304) 457-2121 | Map
Monday 6/11, 11:00 am

Thomas Bruce Austin a resident of Union Community, Philippi WV died peacefully on June 7 in Harrison County after a long battle with cancer. Tom was born March 29 1943 in Grafton WV to Loretta Nancy Murphy Austin and Carl Bernard Austin. He attended schools in Taylor County. In 1960 he joined the US ArmyContinue Reading

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Debbie Coontz left a message on June 15, 2018:
Tommy and Sue were great neighbors. At one time they lived across the road from us. I remember seeing Deloris rocking Nancy in a rocking chair on the front porch. We had the best neighbors at that time and when someone needed a helping hand the other was there to help. Great neighbors, great friends. Blessings to the Austin family.
mike bolyard left a message on June 11, 2018:
I worked with Tom (Rooster) down at the box shop - PCA.I had the pleasure of working beside of him in the maintenance dept also.He was a quiet man until you were on a subject that he enjoyed and we had two in common which were coins and hot rods.I sold him my yellow T bucket which we had been talking about it and he said he wanted it and i told him to make me an offer and we talked for days about it and finally one day he came to me and made me an offer and i told him i would take it.I think that he didnt think i would take it because his eyes got kind of big and i actually saw him kind of surprised but i needed the money and he needed a new toy,lol.I remember driving it up to philippi how it was going to a good home and the things he said he was gonna do already.I can remember days sitting out on the bench and upstairs in our office and talking coins all day.He taught me so much about them.I was hoping to show him my collection now as that is all i do now but he was a huge part in me collecting coins and why i still do it today.It is my passion and it is mostly because of him.I can honestly say he had more hotrod smarts than any person i have ever met.REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND...
Tom and Brenda Evix left a message on June 10, 2018:
believe in God, we love you dearly. Love Tom and Brenda Evix.,
Lisha Haller left a message on June 10, 2018:
Very sorry for your loss, prayers for your family. Moms sends prayers, Mary Runner.
Bruce Austin left a message on June 10, 2018:
Thank you all for your thoughts and your presence at this difficult time for our family. It is very much appreciated.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Elaine and Junior Coulter left a message on June 10, 2018:
Junior and I are so very sorry for your loss. Remember the good times and keep the memories close.
Laurie Austin left a message on June 9, 2018:
Pap, we couldn't have asked for better grandparents to our boys, Thomas and Jesse, than you and Granny Sue! The love and attention that you gave to them, as you did to Devin, and Chloe and Gabby, will always be a cherished memory for them. I only wish that you both would have had that chance with Connor. I am proud to have had you Tom, and Sue as my "second parents". Thank you for giving me Bruce! Now you and Sue can be together, pain free, in the arms of the angels. All my love, Laurie
Tamara Snider and Steven Burner left a message on June 9, 2018:
We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Tamara Snider and Steven Burner
Greg Mouser left a message on June 9, 2018:
My Prayers are with his family during this sad time... GOD Bless Him
Wright Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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