Corey Wayne Austin, a resident of Weleetka, died June 29, 2023 in Weleetka at the age of 30. He was born Aug. 27, 1992 in Oklahoma City to Curtis Wayne and Lawana (Polson) Austin.
Corey grew up in Henryetta and attended Henryetta Public Schools. As a young man he relocated to South Dakota for a time. He traveled and worked as a high-rise window washer. He came back home and had been living in Weleetka and worked as a ranch hand.
He was preceded in death by his mother, a brother Isaac, and an uncle James Byrne.
Survivors include his father, Curtis of Weleetka; a sister Christine Riley of Ryal; a brother Andrew Austin of Broken Arrow; two uncles, Sanford Polson and wife Sandra of Dustin and Robert Polson and wife Tennie of Weleetka; aunts Susie Hassan and husband Ali of Tulsa, and Diana Ivy of Dustin; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
Viewing and visitation will be Thursday, July 6, at the Williamson Funeral Home in Weleetka from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. till noon. A funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Christ’s Community Church with Rev. John Overton, pastor, officiating.