William Harold Austin, age 94, died Friday, December 3, 2021, at the Randolph Hospice House, Asheboro, NC.
Harold was born June 10, 1927, in Durham, NC to William and Hattie Welch Austin.
He was a self-made man as a builder and real estate owner and manager. He was the family comedian and loved to be the life of the party. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Harold is preceded in death by his wife: Louise Redding Austin; siblings: Hazel Dunn, Ruth Lowe, Bobby Austin, Theodore Welch, and Marvin and Everette Henson
He is survived by his daughter: Pat Austin of Asheboro, NC; son: Larry E. Austin of Cary, NC; and one sister: Shirley Phillips of Bear Creek, NC.
The family will receive friends Sunday, December5, 2021, from 1:30-2:45 PM at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Ave., Asheboro, NC. The funeral will follow in the funeral home chapel at 3:00 PM. Burial will be in Charlotte United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Memorial may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Rd., Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209, www.alz.org/northcarolina.