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Alvin Edward Austin, 62, of Sanford, died Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at his home.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, April 17, 2022, at 3 p.m. at First Apostolic Church with Rev. George Akers presiding.

Alvin was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia, on January 28, 1960, to the late Alvin Melvin Austin and Ruby Johnson Austin. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Robert Austin.

Surviving relatives include two daughters, Amanda Patton and Jessica Hall, both of Sanford; one son, Shane Austin of Surf City; one stepdaughter, Corina Beal of Garland; 15 grandchildren; and three sisters, Cathy Freeman of Sanford, Debbie Gambrel of Kitts Hill, Ohio, and Darlene Breeden of Natural Bridge, Virginia.

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