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Randolph Austin

Randolph Lee Austin Sr.

Saturday, December 14th, 1940 - Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Obituary

Randolph Lee Austin, Sr died January 7 after a long illness.

Randy was born in 1940 to John Southern Austin and Ruth Shippey Austin of Dunwoody, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Randy Austin was a graduate of Davidson College, a Southern gentleman, a lifelong athlete, a Senior Olympian, and a furniture executive who dearly loved the industry and the fraternity of furniture people.

He was a pioneer in Vietnam who taught and mentored Vietnamese factory owners to make fine furniture.

His 57-year career in furniture included years as CEO of 4 major furniture companies, Theodore Alexander, Hickory White, Hammary and Riverside as well as his own consulting and sourcing company Austin Home Sourcing. He was a founder of the Furniture Fellowship.

He served in the US Armed forces as a Captain and instructor at Officer Candidate School.

He is survived by his wife, Robin King Austin, his children Viki Austin and Randolph (Chip) Austin and wife Melanie, his granddaughter Parker Austin, his step children Morgan and Madison Minus and three loving brothers John Austin, Mike Austin, and Chris Austin.

He was a loving father, brother, grandfather and husband. We will all miss him for the rest of our lives and he will be remembered for his courage and fighting spirit.

We all learned from his gentle demeanor and his determination to fight for life.

A memorial service will be held at Highlands United Methodist Church, Highlands NC on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2:30 pm.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences can be made to the family at www.maconfuneralhome.com.
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  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 | 2:30pm
    When
    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 2:30pm
    Location
    Highlands United Methodist Church
    Address
    315 Main Street
    Highlands, NC 28741
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