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Jason Cecil Emmette Austin

Jason Cecil Emmette Austin

Jason Cecil Emmette Austin age 37, of Quincy died in his home on Sunday, March 8, 2020. He was born on July 11, 1982 in Quincy, a son of Jeffrey Dean and Mary A. (Sowell) Austin.

Jason was engaged to Vanessa VonBurg of Quincy. He had worked as a roofer with Reeves Reliable Roofing and Phil Craig Roofing. Most recently, he was employed at Ascend in Barry, IL.

Jason attended The Crossing in Quincy. He was a loving son, brother, and father who enjoyed nothing more than being with his children, fiancée, and his family. Jason was known for being a big fan of sports, especially the Chicago Cubs and the Dallas Cowboys. He was a very competitive baseball player and coach himself. Some of his other favorite hobbies was to go fishing and mushroom hunting. He was a kind and gentle spirit who found the good in everyone.

In addition to his fiancée, Vanessa; survivors include his parents, his mother, Mary A. Austin and his father, Jeffrey Dean (Phyllis Fletcher) Austin; five children, Jasmine and Jayden Austin; Evan and Erian Payne and Janessa Austin; a sister, Jodie (John) Shelton; Jamie Austin; Jeremy (fiancée Kristy Shepherd) Austin; Jeffrey (Stormy Livengood) Austin all of Quincy.

Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends also survive.

Jason was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Emmette Sowell and Erma Wear; paternal grandparents, Cecil and Joyce Austin; a nephew Jason Gibson; uncles, Dale Austin, William Sowell, Gary Sowell, Michael Sowell; and cousins, Tanner Austin and Brandy Brewer Levatino.

Funeral services will be on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Interment in Greenmount Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Duker & Haugh. Memorials may be made to the Jason Austin Memorial Fund through First Bankers Trust Company.

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From:
Chell threet
Quincy, IL
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He always had a smile when he seen you and a great dad to his children best son in law I will miss him I will all was be grateful to have him in my life see you later in heaven
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Debbie Decker
Ewing, MO
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So sorry for your family's loss prayers to all of you
From:
Bob Hecht
Quincy, IL
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I'm so sorry for this incredible loss. My condolences to his entire family
From:
Vickie Nokes
QUINCY, IL
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Mary my heart aches so much for you. Words can not express the hurt I feel for you. HUGS to you and family. If you need anything please message me
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Jessie Harrison
Quincy, IL
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Very sorry our thought and prayers go out to each and everyone of you!! We are only a call away!
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Keith Brocksieck
Palmyra, MO
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Jason you will be missed. Remember all the great fun times we had growing up in the neighborhood. It was great to see you when we would run into each other. Praying for your kids and family. You will be missed!!
From:
Leah Heise
CATONSVILLE, MD
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We at Ascend are grieving the loss of a wonderful employee. I am so sorry for your loss.
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Cindy Bunch
Quincy, IL
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Evan, I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for you and all your family. -Mrs Bunch