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Samuel Walter Austin III

June 8, 1949 - March 30, 2022
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Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Downtown
639 North Main Steet
Greenville, SC 29601
Monday 4/4, 10:45 am
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Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Downtown Chapel
639 N Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
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Samuel Walter Austin III, 72, passed away on March 30th, 2022. On this day, he was received into Heaven and released from his worldly pain. Born on June 6, 1949 in Greenville, SC, he was a son of the late Samuel Walter Austin, Jr. and Marian Farr Austin. Sam grew up in the Sans SouciContinue Reading

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Kim Evett left a message on April 25, 2022:
I was so sorry to hear about Sam. I remember so many good times at Wrenn. Praying for you all during this difficult time.
Tina Drewes left a message on April 4, 2022:
So sorry to hear about Sam. I worked with Sam for many years at WestPoint and reconnected at Newspring. I loved seeing him on Sundays, he was always in for a big hug. He'll be missed.
Terrell Dean left a message on April 4, 2022:
Please accept my profound condolences. I worked with Sam for many years. Sam was a great person. He was very kind, thoughtful and incredibly intelligent. Sam also had a great sense of humor. I have greatly missed our fellowship and will never forget our friendship.
Donna Blair left a message on April 4, 2022:
Pat....we were so sorry to hear of Sam's passing. He was such a sweet man. I will always remember him volunteering during the week at New Spring! That was definitely his happy spot! Praying for you and your family❤
Louis Hapeshis left a message on April 4, 2022:
We are so sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Dean McCombs left a message on April 3, 2022:
So Sorry for the loss of a fellow worker, confidant and dedicated family friend, May God comfort the family, my prayers are with you.
Cookie Cook Barbare left a message on April 3, 2022:
I grew up with Sammy sharing first grade (Sans Souci) through high school (Parker). It was a wonderful time and place to grow up. I have many memories of those times and all our friends. He will be greatly missed by friends and family. Please accept my condolences and know that you all will be in my prayers. Sammy is well and healthy now and I am sure sharing many Clemson and Parker good times.
Lynne Oliver left a message on April 3, 2022:
I am so sorry to hear about your husband Pat. You have been a good and faithful wife, caring for him. Praying for God’s comfort and peace at this difficult time. Love you, Lynne
Lynne Oliver left a message on April 3, 2022:
I am so sorry to hear about your husband Pat. You have been a good and faithful wife, caring for him. Praying for God’s comfort and peace at this difficult time. Love you, Lynne
Donnie Hodge left a message on April 3, 2022:
So sorry for your loss…Sam was always a pleasure to work with…My condolences to the entire family.
Sherry Mitchum left a message on April 3, 2022:
I'm so sorry for your loss. I worked for Sam at WestPoint Stevens in Clemson. He was always commenting on his family. He truly loved his wife and children and grandchildren. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
The Brannons left a message on April 3, 2022:
Pat and family - we are so deeply saddened for the loss of Sam. We know he will be missed and rejoice with you that he is with his Savior in heaven! Love you all, The Brannons
Norma Rider left a message on April 3, 2022:
Blessings to all of those who love and admire Sam. He is now in heaven and at peace. He fought a long and courageous battle with Pat right at his side; what a lucky man to have her love and support as well as that of his family. May God help you each grieve in your own way and don’t forget to smile when Dabo asks him for help.
Carolyn Kent left a message on April 3, 2022:
Patsy and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Our Lord received another child in his kingdom. My prayers are with you all. Love, Carolyn
Kay Dedrick left a message on April 3, 2022:
Pat, George and I have the most precious memories of times spent with you and Sam, we love you both. Sam was a man who exemplified the love of God. We are praying for strength and peace knowing God is with you. Love, George and Kay Dedrick
Tom & Vicki Long left a message on April 2, 2022:
Dear Pat, Jean just called to tell us about Sam. So sorry to hear. Remember Tom wearing a tux to his birthday party in Stoney Creek? And oyster stew and all our good times. Take care of yourself and know our thoughts are with you. Much Love, Tom & Vicki
Sharon & Benny Massey left a message on April 2, 2022:
Pat, Rebecca, Matt and Mark and family members, Our family was so sad to hear of Sam’s passing. We have known and been friends since all the kids were in grammar school. We have many fond memories from years back. Please know we are praying and thinking about all of you. Our deepest love and sympathy,
Jason left a message on April 2, 2022:
God bless you I know you are in heaven.
Debbie Lesley left a message on April 2, 2022:
Praying for you and your family.
Wendy Pedrick left a message on April 2, 2022:
I’m sorry to see this, Pat..God bless you
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Josh Vaughn left a message on April 2, 2022:
So sorry for your loss, praying for you in your time of need may God's peace be with you.
Ellen Gensinger left a message on April 2, 2022:
I’m so sorry Pat…..I am praying for you….I have such fond memories of your time in CWC in Burlington. ‘Love you, Ellen
Sheilah and April Howe left a message on April 1, 2022:
So sorry to hear this news. Praying for your family and sending our condolences.
Melissa King left a message on April 1, 2022:
My thoughts and prayers are with each of you during the loss of your precious husband, father and grandfather. I worked for Sam at WPS in Clemson and from time to time I would run into him around town and he always had a smile on his face and bragging on his kids and grandchildren. He was very proud of his family and I hope all those sweet memories will help you through the coming days.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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