Norman Lee Austin
1926 - 2013
Norman Austin, a long-time Tehachapi resident, died Thursday evening, Feb. 14, at his home in Tehachapi. Norman was preceded in death by his wife, Virgie Austin who passed February 14, 1987; his sons, Calvin Austin, and Wade Austin; parents, and siblings.
Norman is survived by his sons, Gary Dewan Austin, and Jay Austin; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and by his long time friend and companion, Dean Colvert.
He had an extended family in Tehachapi with his siblings; Wilbert King, Leola Lee, Margie Sims Mize, Mazola Dyess Lauritzen, and Jack Austin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Norman was born in Lone Grove, Oklahoma, March 13, 1926. He moved to Tehachapi about 1945, and was employed as an electrician at Monolith Portland Cement Co. for over 30 years.
The funeral service will be on Friday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Tehachapi Public Cemetery – Eastside.
For condolences please visit www.woodmortuary.net.