SULLIVAN—Robert “Bobby” G. Austin, 73, died Dec. 14, 2009, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, Ellsworth. He was born Nov. 25, 1936, in Ellsworth, the son of Whitney and Mary (Gray) Austin.
Bobby was a dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1955. He worked for Linnehan Ford in Ellsworth for 42 years. He enjoyed his family, friends and his camp at Beech Hill Pond. He was a very kind and gentle human being. Bobby was a longstanding member of the David Hooper Masonic Lodge of Sullivan.
He will be very sadly missed by his loving wife of 52 years, Auneka “Nicky” (Albee) Austin; four children, Jeffrey Austin, Deborah Austin Woodworth and significant other, Edward Jellison III, Nancy Austin, Whitney Austin and significant other, Kim Clark, all of Sullivan; seven grandchildren, Kirsten Austin, Cory Austin, Matthew Woodworth, Heather Saunders, Nicole Austin, Cody Austin and Jacob Austin.
There will be a celebration of Bobby’s life at a later date at the David Hooper Masonic Lodge No. 201, Sullivan. Gifts in his memory may be made to the David Hooper Masonic Lodge, P.O. Box 71, Sullivan, ME 04664 or the charity of one’s choice.