Austin Lynn King

Austin Lynn King, 82, of Simpsonville, husband of Elizabeth Todd King, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

Born in Simpsonville, he was a son of the late Austin David & Nell Jones King. Mr. King was a long-time member of First Baptist Church Simpsonville. He served our country in the United States Army.

In addition to his wife, Elizabeth, Mr. King is survived by their daughter, Wynnette Whitehurst and her husband, Scott, of GA, and their children Ellie Whitehurst, and Sam Whitehurst and his wife, Jenna; three sisters, Betty Hughes, Mary Ellen Henley, and Mickey Davis; two special nephews, Roger King and David King; and many other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one infant son, two infant daughters, and three brothers, Wilton, Bud, and Joyce King.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 10:00 am in the Main Worship Center of First Baptist Church Simpsonville with Pastors Wayne Bray and Randy Harling officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Those in attendance are encouraged to wear a mask.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: Tiny House Mission Project, FBC Simpsonville, 3 Hedge St., Simpsonville, SC 29681.

Condolences to the family of Austin Lynn King

  • Ronnie & Brenda Hughes
    3 years ago

    Elizabeth and Wynette,

    So sorry to hear about Lynn’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time…

  • Sherry Blackwell
    3 years ago

    Elizabeth and Wynette, I’m so sorry to hear about Lynn. He taught me so much. To many good times riding horses and staying at your house. I will miss him always. Love y’all. Sherry

  • Polly Mayfield Cooper
    3 years ago

    Elizabeth & family, so sorry to hear about Lynn. I looked at his picture at your grandsons wedding, he was certainly a King. He favored so many of our uncles. I’m sure he’s rejoicing with Jesus & all our family that has gone on.
    Polly & Jerry Cooper

  • Anne Bright
    3 years ago

    Elizabeth and family, you have our love and deepest sympathy. Will be praying for you in the days ahead. So very sorry.

  • Ed Brashier
    3 years ago

    The Coach House breakfast guys are sadden and Will surely miss Lynn. God be with the family.

  • Rodgers Mary
    3 years ago

    So very sorry for your loss and our sympathy to the family.

  • Jane (Barbary) Jones
    3 years ago

    I am so saddened by Lynn’s passing. He was a true servant to so many ( my parents included). May our God comfort and give you strength as you face the days ahead. If there are pound cakes in heaven, I’m sure mama had one ready for Lynn.

  • Betty Goodnough
    3 years ago

    Elizabeth and family you have my prayers and sympathy as you go through these next days and weeks. Love to all.

  • Nancy Gilbert
    3 years ago

    Elizabeth, I am so sad to learn of Lynn’s passing. He was such a good man and loyal friend. May God’s marvelous grace be with you, Wynette, and all your family in the days to come. I love you.

  • John South and Jan Lewis
    3 years ago

    We are saddened to learn of your loss in the passing of Lynn. He will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family!

  • Brenda Oglesby
    3 years ago

    So sorry to hear of Lynn’s passing. May God comfort you and put his healing arms around you.
    Prayers to you and your family.

  • Becky Henderson
    3 years ago

    Our heartfelt prayers are with Elizabeth and entire family. His life certainly reflected his response to the call of God…. Serve. I am sure he has already heard the Lord say, “well done thou good and faithful servant”
    William and Becky Henderson

  • Lynn was an inspiration to all who met him here in southwest Virginia. We are sadden by his passing. But we rejoice in knowing he is with our savior.

    Wayne Maness
    Rod Dressor
    Tommy Thomas
    Jeff Matlock
    Benny West

  • Jerry and Debbie Greene
    3 years ago

    Jerry and I are very sorry to hear of Lynn’s passing. He was a great friend to Jerry for many years, and Jerry always spoke so highly of him. I have only known Lynn for a short time, but I certainly knew what a great, kind man he was. Prayers for you and family

  • Elizabeth and Wynette, We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Lynn and Keaver Fowler

  • Beverly Garner, Frances Campbell, Alice Richard
    3 years ago

    So sorry to hear of Lynn’s passing. We just heard. There is another angel around the throne today. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Joe DeShields
    2 years ago

    So sorry to hear about Lynn, remember him at high school. s

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