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William Austin Hale III

June 1, 1982 — February 28, 2024


In Loving memory of William Austin Hale III (Austin)


William Austin Hale III Age 41 Of Lithopolis Ohio Unexpectedly passed away Wednesday February 28 2024 At his home That he shared with his loving,dedicated wife of 15 years Sara Hale 

Austin and Sara had a very unique loving bond that can never be tarnished or broken a true love like no other.

He was a  loving Father to his daughter Alaura Jade Hale. The love and pride he carried in his heart  for his daughter was unconditional and unwavering, Austin also loved his Little sister Lillie Cox, Loved his Nephew Billy Collura

Austin was Truly The Rock of our family, 

Also Is Survived by Father William (Betsy) Austin Hale II,   Uncle Harry (Mary) Hale,

 Aunt Julie (Hal) Byram Aunt Laura Long,

Cousins Cody Kovach, Amber Long, Doug Hale, Maria Hale, Step Sister Cassidy Ray

 In addition To Austin's Surviving family Mother and father in law Melissa And Walter Smith 

Brother in Law Matthew (Amanda)Trudeau And Anthony Smith, Sister in law Theresa Smith  

Grand Mother Patricia (VaVo) Medina Uncle Mike Medina and Aunt Michele Medina 

Nephew's Matthew and Jacob Trudeau  Niece Emma Mendes 

Austin Is Preceded By

His Loving, Adoring, Sweet funny Mother Lori Cox,  Sister Erica Hale,

Grand parents Bill and Grace Hale Uncle Mike Hale Cousin Harry Hale Jr, Bob and Patricia Broeker 

Brother in combat Seth Akin, Also Grandfather John (VaVu) Medina

In addition his best friend Paxton (Pep) Phillips And Deanna Phillips

Austin Proudly Served in the US Army as Cavalry Scout Airborne Ranger (Special Forces) 2002-2005

Where he received decorations, Medals, badges, Citations and campaign ribbons were awarded as

Army achievement medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Army commendation Medal, Global war on terrorism service medal, National defense service medal, Army service ribbon, Overseas service bar (3RD award),

parachutist badge, Driver and mechanic badge..

Austin was an avid outdoorsman He Loved fishing,camping, Hunting, Shooting, 4 wheeling, If the was out So was he!!

He was also a coffee and cigar enthusiast, 

Austin had the most Wild and dry sense of humor He absolutely Loved everyone Deeply, he always wore his heart on his sleeve. 

He will be Severely missed and always loved 

"Gone but never Forgotten" 


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