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Edward "Van" Austin

CLOVER -- Edward "Van" Austin, 57, of 1816 Berrywood Lane, Clover, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007, at his residence.

He was born in Gaston County, N.C., Aug. 15, 1950, to the late Edward "Teenee" and Ellease Robinson Austin. He was an Air Force veteran. Mr. Austin was a member of Baton Rouge Hunting Club in Chester County, where he served as vice-president.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Greene Funeral Service South Chapel, with Rev. Doug Davis and Rev. Milton Smith officiating. Interment will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens in Filbert. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

He is survived by his wife, Helen "Janette' McCarter Austin of the home; his son, Chad Austin of Clover; his sister, Leslie Boyd of Clover; his grandson, Jeremy Austin of Clover; and his grandmother, Ola Austin of York. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Brian Austin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Community Care, P.O. Box 2742, Rock Hill, S.C. 29731.

Greene Funeral Service South Chapel is serving the Austin family.