John "PeeWee" R Austin

September 3, 1974October 17, 2013
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John R. “PeeWee” Austin, 39, of Lima, died at 1:02 p.m., Thursday, October 17, 2013, during a tragic accident. He was born Sept. 3, 1974, in Lima, to John L. Brown and Mamie Austin. His mother preceded him in death. His father and his stepmother, Yvonne Brown, survive in Lima. He was an employee of Quality Ready Mix. He was a 1993 graduate of Perry High School where he was a star in basketball and football. Survivors also include two sons: Jamere and Jaquarius Austin; a daughter, Janaisha Austin, all of Lima; two special daughters, Kiara and Sharika Watson, and three special grandchildren all of Lima. A brother, Alan Jerome Brown of Tacoma, WA and a maternal grandmother, Bessie Austin of Lima also survive. He also leaves behind a host of Aunts, Uncles, close cousins and special friends. He is also preceded in death by a maternal grandfather, John Austin, Sr., who raised him; paternal grandparents, John and Lucille Brown, and a special uncle, Victor Austin. His funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, October 24, 2013, at the SIFERD-ORIANS FUNERAL HOME, with Pastor Robert Toney officiating the service. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed at


  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 24, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, October 24, 2013

John "PeeWee" R Austin

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Pam Jones

September 3, 2014

Happy first birthday in Heaven baby brother. I miss you so much. Love your big sis Renee

November 11, 2013

Bro I'm sorry I didn't get to see u one more time... its my birthday party and I brung u up and they just told me .... I'm goin to c u again some day... RIP to u and mama. I miss ya

Jon Miller

November 2, 2013

I was very sad to hear this. What a tragic accident. My condolences go out to John's family. There's not a day that goes by that I don't think about that squad we had in 92-93 (PeeWee, Harry, Gerald, Gerald, Jon, Kenny, Damon). We all wish we could do that season over again. RIP brother.

the Williamson

October 30, 2013

My brother, my cousin and my friend you were all of those to me. It will never be the same. The jokes and the conversation we shared are going to be missed. You were nd always will be truly special rest in peace. Heaven received a beautiful angel. R.I.H

Roberta Hall

October 26, 2013

I'm gone really miss you! Like a legend although you had to leave you will never be forgotten! "R.I.P" PeeWee"

Bobby Chatman

October 25, 2013

PeeWee Love ya miss ya and never forget ya my god bless you.

Chris Gibson

October 25, 2013

R.I.P cuz. I love you and the rest of the family is in my prayers. Stay strong.

latasha Cloud-Durr

October 25, 2013

R.I.P PeeWee... sending my <3

Alicia Siebeneck

October 24, 2013

I will never forget all the good times we had and your amazing smile. You will be missed but never forgotten.Prayers for your family Til we meet again <3

Kelli Garner

October 24, 2013

In Jesus name, AMEN.