William "Bill" J. Austin, 74, of Payson, died Jan. 21, 2001, in Payson. He was born Dec. 24, 1926, in Hominy, Okla.
Mr. Austin was a retired meat cutter from Luke Air Force Base. He served in Korea and was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Austin, of Payson; two sons, Kevin Austin of Payson and Wes and his wife, Nancy Austin, of Phoenix; one sister-in-law, Betty Church of San Diego, Calif.; and two grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park in Payson.
Donations may be made to RTA Hospice, 107 E. Frontier Street, Payson, AZ 85541
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.