Steven Van Austin, 68, Army veteran, charter member of Boneshakers Social Club and the IOOB Barnacles 2679

Steven Van Austin, 68, passed away in a local hospital on December 7, 2015. Steven was a native of Norfolk and was the son of the late Van Buren and Christine Cudworth. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Christine Diana Miller and uncle Wesley Boles.

Steven proudly served in the US Army during the Vietnam War with the 101st Airborne Artillery 1966 through 1968. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post #392 and the Vietnam Veterans of America. He was a charter member of Boneshakers Social Club and the IOOB Barnacles 2679.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy A. Austin, six children, Gabrielle Gordon, Brian Austin, Steven Austin, Andrew Austin, Heather Austin, and Shannon Austin, two sisters, Marcia Denton and Joan Vickers, and the joys of his life his eight grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held in Albert G. Horton, JR Memorial Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milners Rd, Suffolk, VA on Tuesday December 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the VFW Post 392 Relief Fund.

Online condolences may be made to the family at hdoliver.com.

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