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Robert LaVen Austin, Jr.

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“Rob was a great man and friend! ”
1 of 45 | Posted by: Angela Huewitt - FL - Friend

“Robert L.Austin was my hero. I have a story to tell.ROBERT L.AUSTIN was a father to me since birth.From what I've been told, he would pick me up...Read More »
2 of 45 | Posted by: Zion carroway

“I will miss Robert Austin. I will remember Robert as a person who always inspired people whatever the setting.Giving workshops or reading to 1st...Read More »
3 of 45 | Posted by: Guy Colonna - St Augustine, FL

“Heaven gained an angel when you left us. Your smile will be missed. We can all strive to be better people after spending just 5 minutes with you....Read More »
4 of 45 | Posted by: Julie Craig - Jacksonville Beach, FL

“My condolences to the Austin family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Rob was such an enthusiastic individual and a great role model. He is...Read More »
5 of 45 | Posted by: Arline Arscott - Jax, FL

“The life that you lived, the love & respect that you showed, the man that you proved to be, its all that matters as you enter another chapter in...Read More »
6 of 45 | Posted by: Abdul Hallim - Jax, FL

“Thank you Robert for the help, time and dedication you spent in helping me with my career at Deutsche Bank. We will always remember you and the...Read More »
7 of 45 | Posted by: Matthew Godman - Jacksonville, FL

“I loved you Robert, and it tore me up to know that you were in so much pain and discomfort. You remain an inspiration to me as I now know that...Read More »
8 of 45 | Posted by: James Taylor - Jacksonville, FL

“I send my deepest and most heartfelt condolences to Robert’s family and friends during this most difficult time. I will never forget his...Read More »
9 of 45 | Posted by: Alexandra Loscalzo - Jacksonville, FL

“I will always remember Robert for his contageous enthusiasm and warm smile. My sincere sympathy to his friends and family ”
10 of 45 | Posted by: Ira Lubinsky - Jacksonville, FL

“Even though your time with us was short, your warm smile and kind heart will be remembered always. May God bless & keep you and your family. ”
11 of 45 | Posted by: Franklin Givens - St Augustine, FL

“I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. Working with Robert for the past 4 years through the First Coast Diversity Council wwas memorable. He...Read More »
12 of 45 | Posted by: Walette Stanford - Jacksonville, FL

“From God we come and to him is our return. May we all find peace knowing that Robert's beautiful spirit will guide him to the creator. ”
13 of 45 | Posted by: Theresa Cardoza Rasheed - FL

“Wow the Heavens are Full of amazing Angels. one more just Got Added. Rob watch over all of us. what a Blessing it was to meet you and to share some...Read More »
14 of 45 | Posted by: Waiva Dawn - Jacksonville, FL

“I knew Robert from Deutsche Bank, he always had a smile on his face. He was a wonderful person, I will never forget him. ”
15 of 45 | Posted by: Nancy Bethencourt - Jacksonville, FL

“Robert was a great man that lived everyday to the fullest. Truly an inspiration to us all. My deepest condolences to his family during this very...Read More »
16 of 45 | Posted by: Mike Hale - Jacksonville, FL

“There are some people who make a tremendous impact on the lives of others and Robert was definitely one such person. Robert brought intensity and...Read More »
17 of 45 | Posted by: DERRICK SMITH - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

“My deepest heart-felt prayers of comfort for Robert's family. I only knew him 4 years but I can tell you he made an incredible positive impact on my...Read More »
18 of 45 | Posted by: Charlie Walsh - Longwood, FL

“It is not very often you meet someone in life that you know immediately as authentic in whom you can sense a real spirituality and compassion for...Read More »
19 of 45 | Posted by: Charlie Walsh - Longwood, FL

“It's difficult to believe Robert is gone. He was one of the first people I met when i started my career at DB and he always made himself available to...Read More »
20 of 45 | Posted by: Allan E. Ogbulu - Jacksonville, FL

“At work, Robert was a person I would go to for advice, direction, or even just to vent. He had a way of saying just the right things to put a...Read More »
21 of 45 | Posted by: Kris Madden - Jacksonville, FL

“Your smile will be missed! All our love and prayers to family and friends during this difficult time. ”
22 of 45 | Posted by: Turlington Family - Jacksonville, FL

“Robert was a joy to work with and he will be greatly missed. Praying for the family during these difficult times. ”
23 of 45 | Posted by: Kim Glover - Jackosnville, FL

“Robert will be surely missed by all the people whose lives he impacted. He was very much a people person and had the most positive attitude to life....Read More »
24 of 45 | Posted by: Denielle Hosten - Jacksonville, FL

“What can I say about my coworker and friend? I have tremendous respect for Robert and saw in him the traits I knew I wanted to emulate; patience,...Read More »
25 of 45 | Posted by: Donald Gauthier - Jacksonville, FL

“He will be greatly missed! ”
26 of 45 | Posted by: linda williams - hartsville, sc, SC

“My condolences to the Austin family. May God give you peace and strength at this time of sorrow. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Robert...Read More »
27 of 45 | Posted by: Kim - NC

“Robert and I attended college together and were school teammates. He was one of the best friends I have ever had. Together we graduated college and...Read More »
28 of 45 | Posted by: Cheryl Case and Terry Kuehl - FL

“sad to hear of robbie passing ourprayer are with you at this time love to the family from your aunt ran and family ”
29 of 45 | Posted by: mary bryant - hartsville, SC

“our prayer are with the family as it goes thru this difficult times may god continue to bless each and every one of you'll ”
30 of 45 | Posted by: chrystal flowers - Florence sc, SC

“In life occasionally we are fortunate to meet people who stand out. Robert stood out in a number of ways. His passion for life was contagious. His...Read More »
31 of 45 | Posted by: John Lafond - New York, NY

“Robert was one of the few people who was admired and liked by everyone he met. In many regards, he was the face of Deutsche Bank Jacksonville to our...Read More »
32 of 45 | Posted by: Michael Fleming - Jacksonville, FL

“To Wanda, Benj. and Austin Family, Nothing is harder than saying good bye to someone you love. May you find comfort in your loving memories of...Read More »
33 of 45 | Posted by: Carmen D. Henderson - darlington, SC

“Rob was a good friend and will truly be missed. ”
34 of 45 | Posted by: Robert Burke - Jacksonville, FL

“Rob was a good friend and will truly be missed. ”
35 of 45 | Posted by: Robert Burke - SC

“We would like to send our condolences to Roberts family during this time. He will be sadly missed by all. ”
36 of 45 | Posted by: Shott Family - Jacksonville, FL

“I was shocked to hear of Robert's passing. He accomplished a lot in his lifetime. I will remember his smile and his positive outlook. May the family...Read More »
37 of 45 | Posted by: Sabrina Derry - Florence, SC

“My condolences to the Austin Family. Robert was warm, funny, and a genuine pleasure to be around. May the light of faith and the love of family guide...Read More »
38 of 45 | Posted by: Jacquie Feimster - Florence, SC

“I was very saddened by the news of Roberts passing. RIP my friend. Prayers to his family and friends ”
39 of 45 | Posted by: Dana - Darlington, SC

“There are no words to express a loss of someone so special. I pray that GOD gives you the family peace and comfort during this time. "Robert" my...Read More »
40 of 45 | Posted by: Johnnie - Florence, SC

“Rob..I was just thinking that I haven't talked to you in a while and I needed to look you up on Facebook. You were a really good friend and you will...Read More »
41 of 45 | Posted by: Vaci - Columbia, SC

“I am so saddened by his loss. He was a geniunely nice person. I always enjoyed talking with him as we both had boys the same age. He had such an...Read More »
42 of 45 | Posted by: Jennifer Dennis - Jacksonville, FL

“I had the pleasure of meeting Robert as the result of his hiring me in 2006. I have been blessed as person for having worked for him and more...Read More »
43 of 45 | Posted by: Ed Furbee - Franklin, TN

“My condolences to the Austin Family. Robert was such a joy and always had a smile on his face. He was a die hard Steelers fan and I cant stand them...Read More »
44 of 45 | Posted by: Jenita Barton - Jacksonville, FL

“My prayers and condolences to Tina and the Austin family. I only knew you for a short time Rob but it was always a joy to see you two. I will never...Read More »
45 of 45 | Posted by: Charla - Tulsa, OK


Robert Lavern Austin Jr. was born Jan. 13, 1978 in Hartsville, SC to Robert Lavern Austin Sr. and Ronetta P. Austin. He departed this life on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 in Jacksonville, FL. Robert graduated with his Bachelors of Science in Management from The University of Phoenix on June, 13 2010. Robert was employed by Deutsche Bank Services as a Vice President of Human Resource in Jacksonville, FL. Some men leave their mark on the world by the way they live and the difference they make in the lives of the people they touch. Robert lived his life having one hero and with every accomplishment in his life, he always gave credit and thanks to his hero Robert Lavern Austin Sr. Robert's father without a doubt taught him to be a man and to never give up. Robert's hero taught him to build and store fight in his heart and in his mind. His hero showed him how to be a leader of his family and to demand respect for his name. Robert departs his life as a pattern of his hero Robert Lavern Austin Sr. Robert Lavern Austin Jr. leaves the same strength, and fight to Zion Keon Carroway. Zion has been a part of Robert for all of his life. In that time together, Robert taught Zion how to become a man, build strength from within and to keep and set goals in life. Robert Leaves Alexus Christine Spain with his will to succeed and positive outlook on life. To his unborn child (due date 01/08/2014), Robert leaves the pattern started by Robert Lavern Austin Sr. To his wife and friend Kotina Spain Austin, Robert leaves his everlasting love and the hope she will see him again in the New Order. Robert touched and changed many lives in his lifetime and he will be missed by many and loved by all.